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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 06/12/2011

Forecast: Another muggy one with storm chance; Monday = marvelous

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Still very warm 'n humid with some storms about, but at least there's a marvelous Monday to look forward to.
 
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EXPRESS FORECAST

Today: Partly sunny. Isolated a.m.shower. 50% chance of p.m. storms. Mid-80s to low 90s. | Tonight: Chance of evening storms, then clearing. 63-68. | Tomorrow: Mostly sunny, low humidity. Near 80. | A Look Ahead | Get Express Forecast by E-mail

FORECAST IN DETAIL

We’re almost through this latest stretch of early-season heat and humidity. Before it’s over, though, the cold front bringing the relief likely ignites one more round of scattered showers and thunderstorms in our very warm and humid air mass before finally bidding us adieu. Cooler and drier air works its way in tonight, setting the stage for a fantastic start to the work week.


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Today (Sunday): Chances are, today turns out much like yesterday as a cold front that’s been hanging around doesn’t fully move through until late afternoon or evening. An isolated shower or storm is possible through morning, before scattered shower/storm chances rise to around 50% in the afternoon, especially mid-to-late afternoon. Highs stay sticky, probably in the upper 80s to low 90s under partly sunny skies, though could stall in the mid-80s with too many clouds. Confidence: Medium

Thundercast:

Probability: 50%
Coverage: Scattered
Most Likely Timing: 2-8 p.m.

Tonight: Scattered showers and storms may remain a threat into the evening until the front passes and takes any lingering showers and storms off to the east. Behind the front, evening and overnight breezes from the northwest start to dry us out as skies gradually clear and lows finally return to the more comfy mid-60s. Confidence: Medium-High

Keep reading for the forecast through midweek...

Tomorrow (Monday): Now this is more like it! A/C units finally get some breaks and I’d imagine more folks will be looking forward to an outdoor lunch than last week. Skies turn mostly sunny, and we return to more seasonable conditions as highs right around 80 and dew points in the pleasantly dry 50s bring the “Nice Day Sun” out of hiding. Confidence: High

Tomorrow night: Nothin’ to complain about here either. The sleeping-with-the-windows-open option returns as temperatures drop nicely beneath mostly clear skies. Overnight lows are in the low 60s downtown, with upper 50s in the suburbs. Confidence: High

A LOOK AHEAD

For Tuesday expect more of the same. The air remains dry and temperatures enjoyable with highs in the upper 70s to low 80s and partly to mostly sunny skies. Just an outside (~15%) chance for an isolated afternoon or evening shower. Overnight, it’s partly cloudy with lows down to the upper 50s to low 60s. Confidence:Medium-High

Wednesday should continue mostly sunny with daytime highs staying in the near ideal upper 70s to low 80s. There may be a thin layer of high clouds moving in as evening approaches. Confidence: Medium

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