A dry weather pattern continues across the region this morning however we will see a small chance of some scattered showers and thunderstorms by this afternoon. Our Friday will start off sunny with building clouds during the afternoon. Highs will be a few degrees warmer than Thursday, with middle 80s expected. Storm coverage this afternoon will be scattered, around 40% coverage, however any storms that can move through will bring some much needed rains to the area. Currently no severe weather is expected.
After the rain chance today, another long period of dry weather moves in for the weekend and for most of next week. A ridge of high pressure will set up shop to the southeast of the area drawing in a breezy south wind for Saturday pushing highs to near 90 under full sunshine. Winds could gust up to 30 MPH at times.
Our temperatures will continue to climb further through Monday of next week. Thankfully, humidity levels will remain low until we hit Monday of next week, but you'll still want to be cautious if you'll be outdoors for prolonged periods of time.
The hottest day will arrive on Monday with mainly sunny skies and humidity pushing heat index values over 100 degrees. A small chance for rain exists for Wednesday with temperatures cooling down somewhat into Thursday.