First Alert Forecast: Near-record highs today, tomorrow

Storm chances return for the second half of the 7-day forecast...

First Alert Forecast: Near-record highs today, tomorrow
Near Record Setting Temps Late Week (Source: WLBT)

High pressure will be allowing for dry and very warm conditions as we wrap up another work week! High temperatures will be able to top out in the upper 80s, near 90° this afternoon and Friday afternoon and new record highs may be achieved in this time frame.

We'll stay warm into the start of the weekend ahead of our next cold front... Expect highs in the 80s still on Saturday with muggy and partly cloudy conditions before showers and storms move in late Saturday night. Some of these storms could be strong to severe as they move through the Delta, so be sure you can hear warnings just in case.

The cold front and associated shower and storm activity will clear the area to the east by Sunday, and cooler, more seasonable temperatures will follow behind for a gorgeous day. A series of disturbances next week will need to be watched closely for the potential of more storms. Stay tuned for continued forecast updates!

First Alert Forecast: near-record warmth late week

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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