First Alert Forecast: Staying hot and humid through the weekend

The humidity will stick around through the weekend. Highs will climb back to around 90 degrees.
Published: Aug. 4, 2022 at 5:08 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2022 at 12:11 AM EDT
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SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) -

FRIDAY: The warmth and humidity will remain across the area along with a mixture of clouds and sun. The scattered downpours will be possible again during the afternoon. Not everyone will see these showers but those that do could experience some locally heavy rainfall and a bit of thunder and lightning. Otherwise, it will be warm and muggy with a heat index expected in the upper 80s. High of 85 degrees. Winds E 5-10 mph.

SATURDAY: A mixture of sun and clouds with high humidity. Temperatures will continue to rise back into the upper 80s. With dewpoints in the lower 70s the heat index will push into the middle 90s during the afternoon. High of 88 degrees. Winds SW 5-10 mph.

LONG RANGE: Staying warm and humid on Sunday with a heat index once again pushing the upper 90s. The afternoon on Sunday will feature a chance for scattered thunderstorms to develop. This will be out ahead of our next chance for rain which will come in during the afternoon on Monday. As a front moves into the area this will bring scattered thunderstorms back to the region. Highs will then drop back down below average for a few days with lower humidity. A bit of relief in the middle of next week! Keep checking back for the latest details on your First Alert Forecast!

Daily Climate Report: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2022

Wednesday’s High: 94

Wednesday’s Low: 70

Precipitation: 0.62″

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