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NATURE'S FIREWORKS ON THE 4TH

The holiday weekend is off to a good start but there will be some changes on Independence Day itself. Sunday will be dry but a bit warmer and more humid.

Moisture will be on the move Sunday into Monday and a warm front will lift north, triggering showers and thunderstorms. Storms will move in late Sunday night into Monday morning. There's some uncertainty on timing but storms will be likely by daybreak, if not sooner:

Storms may linger into the early afternoon with another round in the evening:

It's unclear how long storms will last and if it could impact firework shows Monday night. Additionally some storms could be strong, the Storm Prediction Center is highlighting the area with a marginal (1 out of 5) risk of severe weather:

There could be some heavy rain with some of these storms. The positioning of these higher totals will be dependent on where the rain sets up:

It will be toasty on Monday, but temperatures could be held back depending on rain:

The front that moves in Monday then sets up shop in the region and will lead to multiple rounds of rain through the week:

Storms look most likely late Monday night into Tuesday morning. The rest of Tuesday will be hot and humid with the front to our north.

Heat index values will climb into the triple digits:

Rain chances remain elevated for much of the week as the pattern remains active. The chances will be dependent on where the boundary sets up each day. Enjoy the holiday weekend and stay safe and weather aware, especially on Monday.


RK

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