May 16: Heat Wave Continues, Daily Links

WEATHER

The mid-May heat wave continues, with near-record high temperatures in the forecast today and again tomorrow.  Lots of sunshine and just a few fair-weather clouds today, with high temperatures just above 90° in Nashville, upper 80s outside the “urban heat island”:

A few more clouds on Wednesday, but we’ll still make it up to right around 90°:

The humidity increases slightly tomorrow, but it will be much more noticeable (and unpleasant) on Thursday:

Not only will it be sticky, but the mugginess also means a slight chance of a few afternoon storms on Thursday.  A better chance of scattered storms on Friday, then the first half of the weekend is looking mostly dry but hot:

Scattered showers and storms are more likely by Sunday and Monday, which will bring an end to the worst of the heat.

 

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Morning meteorologist for WNCN-TV in Raleigh.
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One Response to May 16: Heat Wave Continues, Daily Links

  1. jim hawkins says:

    To all who write this blog…this is awesome…local info and a dose of weather info around the world…love it.

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