Thunderstorms with lightning, hail and heavy rainfall possible across Front Range, Plains

A few degrees warmer than Thursday, temperatures should reach the mid and upper 80s under a mostly sunny sky.

Today: Hot and humid with scattered showers and storms starting around 9am along I-75, and then around 12pm along and near highway 301, USA 1, I-95 around 1 pm SE GA and NE FL, 60-70 percent. It's a sweatfest and we may have to dodge some storms, too.

Tuesday will be hot and humid, with severe thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s for the start of the weekend.

Wednesday Night.Partly cloudy. showers/storms possible.

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Any storms will be capable of producing heavy downpours given the high amount of moisture in the air. Some may even see a bit of sunshine this afternoon with high heat and humidity. Highs in the upper 80s.

But as you can see from the forecast model above, strong storms are still possible SE of Richmond from 8-10 p.m. The result will be abundant cloud cover in addition to numerous showers and a few thunderstorms.

The forecast calls for showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m.

The longest heat waves on record in CT lasted a total of 10 days.

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