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Metro Detroit Weather: Heat and humidity may produce storms

Posted at 6:15 AM, Jun 18, 2024

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS IN EFFECT FOR MACOMB, OAKLAND, AND WAYNE COUNTIES UNTIL FRIDAY. DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS WITH HEAT INDICES AS HIGH AS 102° POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON. HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES INCREASE DURING THESE CONDITIONS.

A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT FOR LAPEER, LENAWEE, LIVINGSTON, MONROE, SANILAC, ST. CLAIR, AND WASHTENAW COUNTIES. DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS WITH HEAT INDICES OF 95° POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON.

With highs in the low 90s and dewpoints near 70° the muggy heat continues! A few thunderstorms are possible in the afternoons and evenings. A few storms may be strong to severe, with the biggest threats being strong wind gusts and torrential downpours leading to flash flooding.

Temperatures remain in the the 90s through Sunday. It also continues to be humid with dew points in the upper 60s, near 70°. It will be hard to regulate body temperatures outside during this time, especially in the afternoon. Limit time outside and find ways to stay cool.

Tonight: It will be partly cloudy, warm, and humid with a slight shower chance. Lows near 75. Winds: S 5-10 mph.
Wednesday: The same heat and feel with a storm chance late in the day. Highs in upper 80s and low 90s, Winds: SSW 5-10 mph.
Thursday: The same as Wednesday!

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