NWS: Heat, Humidity Persist

Heat index may become dangerous just off-Cape...

From the National Weather Service:

[Sunday, August 5th PM Weather Briefing]

Both Monday and Tuesday ... highs will range around the low to mid 90s.

Such heat combined with humidity, many locations will see heat indices around the upper 90s with several locations observing values at or above 100 degrees.

HEAT ADVISORIES are posted for those areas with forecast heat indices 95 to 104.

In such conditions, with prolonged outdoor heat and exposure there is the risk of heat stress and heat-related illnesses, especially for those not privy to wearing loose, light-weight clothing and/or having to be out in the sun for long periods of time. Additional heat safety rules are provided below.

A reminder, there will be plenty of sunshine with a UV index of 9 or above. In addition to conducting heat safety, protection from sun damage is recommended.

Tonight
Mostly clear, with a low around 71. Southwest wind around 8 mph.
Monday
Sunny, with a high near 88. Southwest wind 6 to 10 mph.
Monday Night
Areas of fog after midnight. Otherwise, mostly clear, with a low around 72. Southwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Tuesday
Areas of fog between 7am and 8am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 83. Southwest wind 9 to 15 mph.
Tuesday Night
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 82. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 80. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Friday
Sunny, with a high near 81.
Friday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69.
Saturday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 69.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 78.

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