First Alert Forecast: Staying dry and hot on Thursday; Rain chances on Friday

Highs will approach the middle 90s on Thursday and average the lower 90s on the 4th of July
Published: Jun. 29, 2022 at 5:01 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 29, 2022 at 11:25 PM EDT
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High temperatures on Thursday will be the hottest for the week and in the low 90s.  While the humidity will increase through the day, the heat index will still hold below the triple digits.  The first chance at rain will come on Friday as a weak front moves through the area.  A line of showers and an isolated thunderstorm will be possible in the afternoon and finish prior to sunset.  Highs on Friday will be impacted by the cloud cover and top out around 90 degrees.  The 4th of July weekend forecast will maintain a gradual warming from the low 80s on Saturday to the lower 90s by Monday.

THURSDAY: Sunny and hot. Highs will rise quickly through the 80s and into the lower 90s by the afternoon. Full sunshine and a few high clouds mixed with low humidity will create warm conditions but not as hot as a few weeks ago. A little breezy from time to time. High of 93 degrees. Winds SW 10-15 mph.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny through the first part of the day. Temperatures will rise into the upper 80s to near 90 by the early afternoon. The busy 4th of July weekend kicks off warm with a touch of humidity. It also kicks off with a chance for scattered showers and a few thunderstorms during the late evening and overnight hours. This brief chance of rain will bring not much relief from some drought conditions we have, but some showers possible. The best chance for showers and storms will be after 2pm. High of 89 degrees. Winds S 5-10 mph.

LONG RANGE: A few lingering showers overnight and into the early part of Saturday morning. Then the sun comes out again. Sunshine continues through the 4th of July weekend with our next chance of rain coming through the middle of next week. Drought conditions are expected to worsen across Michiana and the region due to the lack of rainfall and the dry, warm and breezy days ahead. Keep checking back for the latest First Alert Forecast heading into this holiday weekend!

Daily Climate Report: Tuesday, June 28th, 2022

Tuesday’s High: 84

Tuesday’s Low: 48

Precipitation: 0.00″

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