Severe Thunderstorms In Forecast Tuesday

Jul 18, 2018, 00:31
Severe Thunderstorms In Forecast Tuesday

Today: Partly sunny, possible afternoon/evening storms.

A few thunderstorms may have strong wind gusts too.

Soggy end to the weekend; cooling off this work week
Severe storms expected to cut down the heat in Lehigh Valley

Some severe thunderstorms with the potential for flooding are making their way to the borough, forecasts show.

Sun: High: 92 Low: 69 Decreasing clouds.

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"There is a slight chance of tornadoes before the main line of the storm gets to the coast", Mitchell said.

Next week with highs staying in the upper 80s-low 90s will keep an eye on the models for storm chances.

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Skies should clear overnight and it will be sunny with a high of about 86 Wednesday. "Any storms will be capable of producing 1 to 2 inches of rain in less than an hour". This means an increase in showers and storms by Friday into the coming weekend.

One more day of heat and humidity remains until we see changes to the forecast. Highs will drop into the mid 80s tomorrow as winds shift to the north and northeast. Highs will be in the mid-80s, factoring in high humidity with dew points in the mid-70s, it will feel more like 95-100! We'll keep you updated over the coming days. Temps will be around 65-70 degrees.

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The first heat wave of 2018 lasted 7 days. It was 100° on the 19, 100° on the 20, and 101° on the 21!