Hot and Humid Conditions Continue

UPDATED at 4:50 PM

Tonight: Mostly clear, warm and humid. Low: 71-73. Wind: S 5 mph.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, hot and humid. High: 89-91. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, warm and humid. Low: 71-73. Wind: S 5 mph.

Thursday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid. High: near 90.

Friday: Partly cloudy, hot and humid with a 40% chance of showers/storms. High: near 90.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. High: low 80s.

Sunday: Mostly sunny. High: low 80s.

Monday: Partly cloudy. High: low 80s.

Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers/storms. High: mid 80s.

It is another hot and humid day with heat index in the mid-upper 90s across all of eastern Iowa. Here is the heat index from of 4pm.

July 16 Heat Index
The sky is mostly sunny with a few cumulus clouds that have developed in the afternoon. Here is the visible satellite image showing the clouds. The clouds will clear as the sun sets this evening.

July 16 latest_MSP_vis

Wednesday and Thursday will just like today. Hot and humid with a clear sky in the morning with afternoon clouds developing. Friday will be hot and humid, but a cold front is forecast to push through the state during the day. Shower/storms are possible long the front. Here is the position of the cold fronts Friday morning.

July 16 Fri AM Sfc Map

High pressure behind the front will give us sunshine for the weekend and a break from the hot and humid conditions. Highs will be in the upper 70s and low 80s with lower humidity. The next chance of rain will be Tuesday as a warm front pushes into Iowa from the west.


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This post was written by Schnack on July 16, 2013

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