HEAT ALERT: Extreme heat Thursday and Friday, with chance for isolated downpours Friday

Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Meredith Garofalo says Thursday and Friday will feel like 100 degrees. She says there is a chance for scattered downpours and a few storms that could trigger flash flooding on Friday.

News 12 Staff

Aug 3, 2022, 11:17 AM

Updated 658 days ago


NOW: HEAT ALERT - our most extreme heat this week is TODAY with temps feeling like triple digits this afternoon!

NEXT: WEATHER TO WATCH for tomorrow for scattered drenching downpours during the afternoon and evening. 

TODAY: HEAT ALERT -- Mainly sunny to partly cloudy with high heat and humidity. Please take breaks and stay hydrated. Highs around 95* degrees. HEAT INDEX: 100 to 104 at times! Chance for a spotty shower or downpour towards evening.  POTENTIALLY RECORD SETTING -- *The previous record is 93 (1995) -- There is a chance to tie or break that in White Plains! Lows around 75. Warm and muggy overnight under partly cloudy skies. 

FRIDAY: WEATHER TO WATCH - HEAT ALERT - Sun and clouds with scattered showers, downpours and a thunderstorm, especially in the mid-afternoon and evening. Highs around 92 degrees, feeling like 95 to 100 or so! Lows around 74. 

SATURDAY: Sun and clouds - scattered shower / storm chance continues -- not likely to be a washout at this time -- highs around 87. Lows around 74. 

SUNDAY: Partly sunny with a low chance for a spotty shower or storm. Highs around 90. Lows around 75.

NEXT WEEK: Hot and humid with spotty storms Mon/Tue -- relief likely starting mid-week with highs in the lower 80s starting Wednesday. 

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