After more than a week of hot weather, some rain comes to the region on Friday afternoon.
This is one of the top 10 longest heat waves in the record books.
The heat will break later this week or over the weekend.
The heat wave that began last week will continue for a few more days at least.
Some storms make their way to the region for Friday and Saturday night, but you could expect sunshine otherwise. Humidity will decrease by Sunday.
After a nice day today, moisture will come back to the area Friday along with some thunderstorms.
After some storms Friday night, it will get warmer for the weekend with temperatures around 90.
The remainder of the week will be mostly clear and precipitation free.
Some of the storms this afternoon and evening may be severe with strong gusty winds, torrential downpours and small hail.
Near record highs today in some spots followed by a mainly sunny and warm weekend.
Showers are back in the forecast. Some of the storms could be strong, even severe. Highs will likely hang just shy of 90 degrees, and it is still quite humid.
You will notice more humidity today and even more Thursday and Friday, making for an uncomfortable couple of days.
Most of you won't consider this a beach weekend, as there are showers in the forecast. But, the rainfall won't be enough to fix our increasingly worrisome drought situation.
It won't be as hot today, but there is the chance for some showers and storms.
A warm morning will become a hot afternoon with many areas reaching and exceeding 90 degrees.
This week will be hot and muggy, but temperatures will fall back into the 80s on Friday.
After some showers Friday, it will be one of the more perfect July Fourth weekends in memory: No chance of rain, no big heat and no humidity.
A westerly flow of air means very warm readings this afternoon with temperatures well into the 80s and a few backyard thermometers will register 90 around 2 or 3 p.m. for a short time.
Potentially heavy early morning showers end by midday, leaving humid air and temperatures in the 70s to lower 80s.
Today will be quite humid. Scattered showers will occur throughout the region through Wednesday morning.