First Alert Forecast: Muggy week ahead with a few storm chances

Thunderstorms will be around to kick off Monday morning as will the humidity. Heat index in the lower 100′s arrives Wednesday ahead of more rain chances.
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 8:50 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 31, 2022 at 11:30 PM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) - TONIGHT: Partly cloudy sky. Low: 67° & Humid. Wind: S 5-10 mph.

MONDAY: Expect morning thunderstorms as a cold front moves into the area early. The chance for scattered thunderstorms will be between 5 am and 11 am from west to east across the area. A few storms could have locally heavy rainfall and gusty winds. Once the storms move east of the area the clouds will decrease and sunshine will fill the skies during the afternoon. Staying warm and muggy with highs in the middle 80s. Wind WSW turning NW 15-25 mph.

TUESDAY: A mixture of sun and clouds. Highs will be in the middle 80s and the humidity will stay. Wind SSW 5-10 mph.

WEDNESDAY: Michiana returns to the HOT furnace as a breeze combined with high dewpoints will make it feel gross outside. Highs will approach the lower to middle 90s with heat index values of 100 to 105. Skies will go partly cloudy in the afternoon ahead of a cold front moving in Wednesday night. This front will spark showers and storms mainly after sunset. Wind SSW 15-30 mph.

EXTENDED FORECAST: Beyond Wednesday rain chances remain for Thursday which will keep temperatures in the lower to middle 80s and end the heatwave before it begins. Our first weekend in August is looking very humid with highs in the middle to upper 80s. Slight chance of storms to end next weekend. Keep checking back for the latest details on your First Alert Forecast!

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