Published: Wed, July 18, 2018
Worldwide | By Sean Reid

Heavy rain, severe storms move into Northeast

Heavy rain, severe storms move into Northeast

Highs will be from 75 to 85 degrees.

As forecast, storms started to develop around Noon, initially isolated in nature in northwestern CT... they'll become more numerous as the afternoon progresses. Some storms could have gusty winds, small hail and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning. There could be a few quick afternoon pop-up showers on Monday, but nothing severe or long lasting.

There's no chance of precipitation is in the forecast until Saturday and highs will be in the mid-80s for the remainder of the work week.

Late day showers and storms will primarily be near I-94 or along and on east of US-131.

Next week with highs staying in the upper 80s-low 90s will keep an eye on the models for storm chances.

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Temperatures overnight will drop into the mid-60s, with skies clearing up. Locally heavy rains will be possible once again with a few stronger, slow-moving storms.

Until storms arrive Tuesday, it's expected to be another hot and muggy day.

Thursday and Friday should remain sunny, although there's another chance for showers and thunderstorms this weekend. Highs in the upper 80s.

A very humid, tropical air mass will be in place through today. "Indianapolis has only received 0.46" of rain the first half of July and 4.45" since June 1.

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