Very humid Sunday; stormier weather next week

Heat index Sunday 100° or above and a few late evening showers or storms possible.

Saturday was hot, there’s no other way to describe it. Thankfully there were enough clouds to provide temporary relief from the direct sunlight, but it’s still going to be very humid overnight with low temperatures in metro Louisville only in the middle 70s. Low 70s likely for outlying communities. Very hot and humid weather will continue for Sunday and for the next several days after that. Highs Sunday should reach the middle 90s with heat index values around 100 – 105 degrees. Mostly sunny and dry. Stay cool outside!

The new week doesn’t offer a lot of change as high pressure remains centered over the Southeast and will pump a lot of tropical moisture into the Ohio Valley. That means it’s going to be extremely humid next week as well. The good news? The weather pattern looks a bit stormier. A few showers and storms are possible late Sunday night and again Monday and Tuesday with a better likelihood for more widespread thunderstorms Wednesday and Thursday. As has been the case with recent storms, the rain and associated clouds would likely (briefly) drop temperatures quite a bit although it would still be very humid.

Lingering showers will be possible Friday. Next weekend shows early signs of being dry, sunny, and hot with temperatures in the 90s likely to continue.

TONIGHT: A warm and muggy night. Low: 76°. Wind: S 5 mph.

TOMORROW: Hot and humid with heat indices 100° or more; late shower or storm possible. High: 95°. Wind: SW 15 mph.

MONDAY: Hot and humid with a few thunderstorms. High: 96°. Wind: W 5 mph.

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