First Alert Forecast: Near triple-digit heat returns Tuesday

We are in our second heatwave of the season as we kick off this week. Expect more of a dry heat with this stretch of 90s. Rain chances will continue to be VERY limited.
Published: Jun. 18, 2022 at 12:01 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 10:40 AM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - MONDAY: Sunshine continues to be in full force Monday with highs climbing back up into the lower 90s. High: 92° with low humidity values (dry heat). Low: 66°. Wind: SW 10-15 mph.

TUESDAY FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY: Dangerous air temperatures with highs reaching close to 100°! Expect a sunny & breezy day with a slight slight increase in humidity. Heat index values should remain below 105° throughout the day. Slight chance of an evening/overnight T-storm as a cold front approaches Michiana. High: 98° Low: 74°. Record high: 101° (1988). Wind WSW 10-25.

WEDNESDAY: Expect a humid start to the day with the air drying out for the afternoon and evening. High temperatures will approach the lower 90 mark away from Lake Michigan. High: 92° Low: 62° Wind NNW 5-15.

EXTENDED FORECAST: We cool down into the mid and upper 80s Thursday before more 90s head our way for the first half of the weekend. We are watching a stronger cold to move in Saturday night through Sunday morning and will bring a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Behind this front, the 90s disappear for the last few days of June. Early indications point towards a cooler July 4th weekend (Highs in the lower to mid-80s) with another round of heat coming back into play for the first full week of July.

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