Storms possible Sunday, with record heat possible next week

Strong storms could bring gusty winds on Sunday
Posted at 4:20 AM, Jun 11, 2022

Showers and storms are moving into the Tri-State from the northwest. These will continue overnight through the early morning hours. It won't be a full washout, but expect a wet morning. Some downpours are expected at times.

Scattered storms will be off and on during the morning on Sunday. Some storms in the morning may be strong. On top of that, humidity will continue to climb through the day on Sunday, as will the warmth. Temperatures Sunday will be in the mid-80s and paired with humidity, it will feel slightly warmer. The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) has the entire Tennessee Valley in a Marginal Risk for severe storms Sunday. More isolated storms will be possible in the afternoon and evening.

Marginal Risk for severe weather Sunday.

Damaging winds will be the main concern with these storms, but large hail cannot be ruled out. The tornado threat is low, but non-zero. However, I don’t expect to see a tornado threat at this point. The timing for these storms will be

Strong storms will also be possible on Monday, as we are also included in a Marginal Risk from SPC. The main threats look to be winds again. Highs will be in the low 90s but with humidity it will more likely feel like 95-100 degrees much of the day.

Marginal Risk for severe weather Monday.

As we look to next week, we are in for our first heat wave of 2022. And boy is it going to be hot. It looks as though that we will likely see high temperatures above 90-degrees at least four days in a row, from Monday through Thursday. Friday will be close too.

Heat Index Potential this Week
Heat Index Potential this Week

Unfortunately, the humidity will be sky high as well, which will make it feel much warmer than the actual temperature. The heat index on Tuesday and Wednesday could be near 105°, if not higher. That is dangerous heat. Make sure you start hydrating now! It doesn’t look like we will get a break until next weekend, which will still be warm in the mid to upper 80s.

More clouds
Scattered showers
High: 79

Mostly cloudy
A few showers
Low: 66

More warmth & humidity
A few storms possible
High: 84

Scattered storms
Staying warm
Low: 68

Hot & humid
A few storms possible
High: 91

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