As we head into the “unofficial” start of summer over Memorial Day weekend, our weather here in Kentuckiana is definitely going to feel like the summer season as the unseasonably hot weather sticks around. With the big bubble of high pressure locked in over the southeast U.S. get set for a breezy and hot Saturday as afternoon highs run into the upper 80s and low 90s. Humidity levels may not be quite as high to begin the weekend, but it will still feel a bit muggy. Other than a stray pop-up storm during the afternoon, most locations should be dry. The stalled out frontal boundary to our north will drop farther south into Sunday, bring a return of scattered showers and storms to Kentuckiana. The best chances for organized storms should be along I-64 and northward into Southern Indiana closer to the front. With more clouds around highs will back down a bit but will still be warm into the upper 80s.
Memorial Day looks hot and humid with highs around the 90-degree mark. An isolated storm or two can’t rule ruled out during the hottest part of the day. As high pressure strengthens again Tuesday, we should be back into the low 90s with more humidity around as the summer-like heat continues. By the middle part of next week, a weakening front should break into our region with a chance for storms late Wednesday followed by slightly cooler highs into the low and mid-80s late next week. Make sure to hydrate and use plenty of sunscreen for any outdoor activities over the holiday weekend.
TONIGHT: Mostly clear, warm and muggy. Low: 73. Wind: SW 5-10 mph.
SATURDAY: Partly sunny, breezy and hot. High: 92. Wind: SW 10-15 mph
SUNDAY: A few storms, especially north. High: 87. Wind: SW 5-10 mph
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