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Heat and humidity continue through Friday, but cooler this weekend

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Good Wednesday.  The heat and humidity will continue to be pretty intense through Friday.  This weekend, temps will trend back down to more normal levels and we may even see a few showers and storms heading into Labor Day.

Today, the average high is 87.  We will climb to 92 with a heat index of about 95.  Skies will be partly cloudy and the rain chance is low, only 20%.

Thursday will be even hotter as the high gets up to 93.  I expect a high in the low 90s Friday as well.

For the weekend, temps will trend downward.  Saturday will see a high of 88.  Clouds will increase through the day, and we will have a few scattered thunderstorms on and off through the afternoon.

Sunday will be similar, only a bit cooler.  Look for a high of 85 with, again, a few afternoon storms here and there.

Labor Day will be about the same with a high of 85 and a 30% chance for afternoon storms.

You can find the WRCB forecast also in this morning's Times Free Press.  Don't forget to track the tropics with the WRCB weather app.     David Karnes


8am... Partly Cloudy, 72

Noon... Partly Cloudy, 85

5pm... Partly Cloudy,

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