Hot stretch rolls for the holiday with afternoon storms around…

'Extreme, dangerous' heat to continue this week, meteorologists say

Heat Wave Bakes Parts Of The Midwest And Northeast With Extreme Temperatures

Thermometers are expected to soar 10 to 20 degrees above normal through Monday, with record highs potentially recorded from the Great Lakes region to New England, the National Weather Service said.

Tonight most of our showers and storms should dissipate after 8pm. Under mostly cloudy skies, with a few scattered light showers, our temps started out in the 70s this morning. 4th of July fireworks displays should be just fine. High temperatures will be in the upper 80s.

Hot, humid, and hazy weather is once again on tap for MA. This hot, humid, and stagnant air mass will allow for temperatures to climb well into the upper 90s by late this afternoon, with a few spots possibly touching the triple digits.

Clouds begin to clear as the afternoon moves forward.

But later this week, a storm front is expected to roll through and cool down the eastern seaboard for the weekend, Petersen said, providing relief to Washington, D.C. and Philadelphia on Friday night before heading down to the Carolinas.

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A Heat Advisory has been expanded to include Boston, the North Shore and South Shore through Tuesday evening as heat indices are expected to crest into the upper 90s to low 100s by Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Tomorrow uncertainty exists on details with rainfall with different scenarios indicated from the computer models so we'll have to reevaluate this tomorrow with our short term models but expect at least a chance of isolated to scattered storms all day. Senior meteorologist Steve Wistar said the thermometer should hit highs of 96 today, 94 on Tuesday, 92 on Wednesday and 90 on Thursday.

We'll get some refiled from the heat this weekend as temperatures fall into the 80s.

There is a 40 percent chance of rain on Independence Day in the Hartford area, although temperatures will remain in the 90s. Winds S/NE 5-10 miles per hour. Hot weather, especially long duration heat waves, is surprisingly high on the list of most risky types of weather in terms of injuries or deaths each year.

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