Building heat and humidity to fuel heavy storms this week

Today’s Rain Chances

Today’s Rain Chances

We are going to see this with our current situation as several impulses move across the state the next 48 hours along the front.

The high temperature Monday will be near 97 degrees. An excessive heat watch starts tomorrow and lasts through Saturday with heat index values up to 110° during that time frame. South wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

If you're not a fan of the high heat and humidity, enjoy the next few days with highs in the mid 80s. Starting Tuesday and continuing through the rest of week, many of us are looking at afternoon highs in the mid 90s with feel like temps between 100-105.

Tuesday: Sunny, with a high near 96. Strong to severe thunderstorms accompanied by strong wind gusts are possible Monday, the service said, with the highest risk in Berkshire and western Franklin and Hampshire counties.

Skies will begin to clear overnight tonight, leaving mostly clear skies.

Tuesday Night. Mostly clear, with a low around 78.

Weekend weather will likely be partly cloudy and less humid with temperatures still ranging from the mid 60s to high 80s, the service said.

Thursday Night. Mostly clear, with a low around 81.

Additional thunderstorm chances return Thursday, mainly north of Indy.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 95, the weather service said. The mid and upper 90s will make a comeback during the second half of the week.

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