Jennifer Edwards Baker reports:
We could see severe weather later today.
The National Weather Service is calling for a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon. The high temperature will swell to a humid 87 degrees.
Isolated, severe storms with high, damaging winds gusting more than 45 mph and heavy rainfall could develop. Localized flooding also could occur.
The rain should stop by 11 p.m. Tonight will be mostly cloudy with a low of 64.
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A cold front from the Great Lakes region will finally arrive by Wednesday, bringing much cooler air after we’ve sweltered through the worst heat wave of the summer so far over the past week.
Wednesday will be mostly sunny with a high only reaching 77, about 10 degrees below normal for this time of year.
The overnight low will fall to 57.
The rest of the week will bring pleasant and mild temperatures with daytime highs in the low- to mid-80s and overnight lows in the low- to mid-60s.
There’s plenty of sun in the forecast over the next several days. Our next shot at rain will be a 40 percent chance for showers and thunderstorms on Saturday.