Dangerous heat lingers through Friday; tracking weekend thunderstorms

Cooler, more comfortable temperatures for Tuesday; showers to end the week

News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Hope Osemwenkhae says it will be much cooler on Tuesday with clouds giving way to sunshine.

News 12 Staff

Aug 21, 2023, 10:02 AM

Updated 304 days ago


NOW: A hot and humid day with a stray late-day rain shower.
NEXT: More comfortable weather with showers returning by the end of the week. 
News 12 Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Allan Nosoff says it will be much cooler on Tuesday with clouds giving way to sunshine.
TUESDAY: Clouds give way to more sunshine. Cooler and more comfortable with low humidity. Highs around 78 degrees. Lows near 63 degrees. 
OVERNIGHT: Mostly cloudy with a cool breeze. Lows near 63.
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy, and warm. High of 77. Low of 58.
WEDNESDAY: Cool start, sunny, warm, and dry. High of 78. Low of 61.
THURSDAY: Partly sunny, warm, chance of showers. High of 77. Low of 66.
FRIDAY: Chance of AM showers, mix of sun and clouds, warmer and humid. High of 82. Low of 69.
SATURDAY: Mostly cloudy and muggy. Chance of spotty storms. High of 79. Low of 63.
SUNDAY: Drier, partly sunny with lower humidity. High of 76. Low of 61.
MONDAY: Sun and clouds, nice and warm. High of 75. Low of 60.
TROPICAL UPDATE: There are three named storms in the Atlantic with two other tropical waves that need to be monitored closely. Tropical Storm Franklin will impact Puerto Rico and Hispaniola Tuesday through Wednesday. Puerto Rico, Haiti and the Dominican Republic will face widespread flash flooding and mudslides. Tropical cyclone nine is moving into the Gulf of Mexico and will likely become a tropical storm by tomorrow morning. It will produce heavy rain, flooding and tropical storm conditions over parts of Southern Texas Tuesday morning.

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