First Alert Weather Day: Wednesday, hot with the possibility of strong storms

Warm and muggy for Tuesday with increasing heat and storm chances for Wednesday and Thursday. A few stronger storms could be possible. Click here to see the latest details and timing of storms on your First Alert Forecast!
Published: Aug. 2, 2022 at 5:33 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 2, 2022 at 11:26 PM EDT
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FIRST ALERT WEATHER DAY WEDNESDAY: Warm and muggy during the morning with temperatures beginning in the lower 70s. Highs will quickly rise into the lower to middle 90s by the early afternoon. The heat index will likely approach 100 degrees. Sunshine to begin the day until we see a front move in during the afternoon. Between 1pm and 3pm it is likely that a line of scattered thunderstorms will develop across the area. A few storms could be stronger and include heavy rain and gusty winds. As these storms move to the south and east during the afternoon. We will see more scattered thunderstorms develop behind the front, this will continue to bring the rain chances through Michiana during the evening and overnight hours. High of 94 degrees. Winds 15-25 mph.

THURSDAY: Some scattered showers and thunderstorms are possible during the morning along with mostly cloudy skies. A few more isolated storms are possible through the middle of the day and into the early afternoon. Skies will clear later in the evening, and it will remain breezy into the overnight. No severe weather is expected. High of 83 degrees. Winds W 10-15 mph.

LONG RANGE: Skies will clear for Friday and Saturday as temperatures remain in the 80s with elevated humidity. By Sunday another front will move out way from the upper Midwest which could bring more scattered thunderstorms and lead to more isolated storm chances into next week. It will remain warm through the weekend and into early next week with highs in the 80s. It does look like it will get back below average with highs in the low 80s to even upper 70s by the end of next week. Keep checking back for the latest details on your First Alert Forecast!

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