Heat builds ahead of Monday’s solar eclipse

An isolated shower can’t be ruled out this evening, but most will stay dry, Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar said. Overnight, clouds decrease and temperatures drop into the lower to middle 60s.

QUICK-LOOK FORECAST

  • Temperatures on the rise Sunday, Monday
  • Chance for rain returns Tuesday
  • Cooler, less humid Wednesday, Thursday

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Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Kirstie Zontini

EXTENDED FORECAST

Sunday: Mostly sunny skies are expected to start the day, with partly cloudy skies for the afternoon. Highs will be in the middle to upper 80s.

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5-Day Temperature Trend
Video: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar

#SkyWitness7 Great American Eclipse Info

Monday: The day of the Great American Eclipse will be hot and humid. There will be a good amount of sunshine with a few daytime clouds mixed in during the afternoon. Highs will be in the upper 80s with some spots in the lower 90s. Heat Index values will be in the lower to middle 90. If you are planning to be outside to watch the solar eclipse, wear sunscreen and stay hydrated.

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Tuesday: Showers and thunderstorms return as a strong cold front moves through. Highs will be in the middle 80s.

Yard Work Forecast
Photo: Graphic by Storm Center 7 Meteorologist Brett Collar

Wednesday: It cools off and dries out under partly sunny skies and highs in the middle to upper 70s.

Thursday: The day will be pleasant and cooler than normal with highs in the middle 70s under partly sunny skies.

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