FRIDAY UPDATE: Dangerous Heat Today – Scattered “Hit or Miss” Storms

This update is short and sweet today, on this holiday weekend addition.  Shower coverage may be just better today, than yesterday, especially in the eastern half of the area.  Good luck!  Everybody wants rain.  Outside of shower areas, the HEAT will be intense.  I wouldn’t be surprised if the National Weather Service issues a heat advisory later today.  We’ll be close to the criteria.

Watch out for dangerous lightning.  Our weather app will keep on top of where the storms are and where they are going to be in the next few hours.  The lightning layer is also very helpful.

TODAY & NEXT FEW DAYS:  I’ve taken the rain chance just a notch higher today and over the weekend.  Not every town will see a thunderstorm, but there will be more to go around.  A couple of the storms will be quite strong.  Meanwhile, the crazy heat continues with mid 90’s and triple digit heat index.  Don’t be surprised if we are watching a potential tropical system in the northern Gulf by Tuesday or Wednesday.

BEACH FORECAST:  I have taken rain chance a little higher today, and especially Saturday & Sunday.  Watch out for lightning.  The beach is a dangerous place to be in a thunderstorm.

I’ll have another Blog Update in the morning!   Have a great holiday weekend.

–Rich