First Alert Forecast: Summer-like Memorial Day Weekend Ahead

First Alert Forecast: Summer-like Memorial Day Weekend Ahead
Turning hot, steamy with scattered storms Thursday (Source: WLBT)

A warm front is lifting through the state and has allowed for a surge of hot & muggy conditions across our area! Temperatures this afternoon are in the mid-upper 80s, but with dewpoints now near 70°, it feels more like the upper 80s and lower 90s. We'll still stand the chance for hit-or-miss showers/t'storms tonight, but most will stay dry.

As we approach Memorial Day Weekend, temperatures will only continue to climb. We will likely hit 90° for the first time this year at some point this weekend with hit-or-miss shower/t'storm chances through Sunday.

We’ll notice an increase in moisture by the start of next week, which will increase our storm chances by Memorial Day through next week. 1-2″ of rainfall is possible over the course of the upcoming 7-day forecast period.

Rachel's Thursday Evening Forecast

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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