Excessive Heat Warning for all of Kentuckiana through Sunday evening

We’ve got one more day to sweat it out this weekend across Kentuckiana before we break this mini-heat wave and see some much-needed improvement in our weather into next week. It looks like we’ll go from one extreme to the other over a short period of time with summer July heat being replaced by weather more like September by Tuesday. With a frontal boundary dropping in from the northwest and plenty of hot and humid air in place over Kentuckiana on Sunday, scattered thunderstorms should develop through the afternoon hours. It will still be a hot and humid day with highs into the low 90s but with more clouds and storms developing, heat indices shouldn’t be quite as high. The storms chances continue into Monday as the front works through with highs backing down into the low 80s. 

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Expect a nice push of cooler AND drier air into Tuesday and Wednesday with the recent high humidity being replaced by unseasonably dry air, even for late July. With plenty of sunshine, highs in the low 80s and the dry air expected, it should feel fantastic through the mid-week, especially after the brief heat wave we’ve been dealing with. The quiet weather should continue into the late week as temperatures and humidity levels slowly rise. By Friday and Saturday, highs should be back into the upper 80s with a bit muggier air, but overall our weather will be pretty typical for late July by then and it still looks dry into next weekend. 

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TONIGHT: Warm and muggy. Low: 79. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.

SUNDAY: Hot and humid, scattered P.M. storms. High: 92. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.

MONDAY: Rain and storms, not as hot. High: 82. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.

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