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Heat indexes could approach 100 degrees at times on the first full day of summer.

  • Greg Porter
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Depression may re-intensify after bringing flooding to parts of Southeast and a destructive tornado in Alabama.

The 2021 summer solstice arrives at 11:32 p.m. Eastern time. The days only get shorter from here.

  • Justin Grieser
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After another hot one tomorrow, and a potentially stormy transition day on Tuesday, a surge of cooler and drier air arrives by Wednesday.

  • Brian Jackson
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Storms are likely to be widely scattered but may produce damaging winds, hail and perhaps an isolated tornado

  • A. Camden Walker
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The storm may produce up to 10 inches of rain and several tornadoes as it moves inland over Southeast.

We should add a few 90-degree days over the next few. With abundant shower and storm chances, it's feeling like summer.

Highs near 90 return this weekend. So do some storms.

New Orleans and Mobile may see over 6 inches of rain as Claudette attempts to form.

When temperatures are this high, the heat is dangerous and potentially lethal regardless of humidity.

The heat dome, linked to the onslaught of record temperatures, is striking for its incredible strength, geographic scope and persistence.

Humid heat returns this weekend, along with a strong storm chance.

  • A. Camden Walker
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He's an oceanographer with decades of science and policy experience and previously served as the agency's chief scientist.

The developing storm could bring flooding from southeast Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle on Friday into Saturday.

This streak of super-nice weather can't continue forever.

The season, which can bring beneficial rain to the parched desert, launched Tuesday. Its onset wasn’t always this straight forward.

  • Mike Branom
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Climate change has made the situation worse, scientists say.

More than 40 million Americans are in the crosshairs of triple-digit heat this week, with some spots soaring over 120 degrees as records fall across the West. The heat in many areas is dangerous, prompting excessive-heat warnings in seven states where temperatures will be hazardous to human health.

The weekend is mostly dry, with just a slight chance of showers and storms.

  • David Streit
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A beautiful evening is ahead. Then it's another great one tomorrow.

Mississippi and Alabama could also see flooding from system that may earn name Claudette this weekend.

Several cities, including Salt Lake City, endured their hottest weather on record Tuesday while the Southwest braces for the worst of the heat wave.

They should be mostly gone within one to two weeks. We’ve mapped where they’ve been present.

  • Kevin Ambrose
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If you’re looking for an excuse to take a couple of days off, Mother Nature has the perfect one today and tomorrow.

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74° /96°
Drop 60%

Tue.

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71° /76°
Drop 90%

Wed.

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58° /81°

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thunderstorms
69° /88°
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2021 Heat Tracker

7
90-degree days so far
Average Year-To-Date
6
Yearly Average
40
Record Most
67 (1980,2010)
Record Fewest
7 (1886,1905)
Last Year
46