Hot streak continues today; storm chances go up tonight and into Tuesday!

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WEDNESDAY | Mostly cloudy with scattered rain and storm chances.

A secondary wave of energy from this front could then work across the area on Saturday to produce a few more scattered showers and storms.

Hot and humid again for your Wednesday with a few scattered PM showers and storms moving in.

You'll have a brief reprieve from the heat and humidity on today with comfortable highs in the upper-70s.

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Thursday looks dry to start with afternoon thunder. A cold front arrives in the afternoon, spreading showers and thunderstorms, especially in our Metro and South Zones. Sunday evening the stronger storms are expected far north. Temperatures should reach the mid 80s before storms fire.

Friday, another shot of showers and storms with highs in the mid 80s.

The weekend is looking increasingly pessimistic. A low pressure center will get cutoff from the larger flow just to our southwest. Expect mostly sunny to partly cloudy skies this morning. With the rain and added cloud cover, temperatures will be pulled back to the 80's, more seasonal level temperatures. Environmental conditions are expected to be only marginally conducive for the low to acquire subtropical or tropical characteristics while it moves little over the next day or so.