A Cool off Is Underway

Good morning to you! Those miserably hot heat indices that we’ve had will be no more today, as a trend of declining temperatures will arise from disturbances coming our way. (That rhymed, unintentionally!) In today’s post, we will take a look at what’s to come today, this weekend, and even this upcoming week.

Goodbye, smoldering heat! (GIPHY)


If you are up early enough, you may catch a stray shower or storm moving out of the region. These are following a cold front that is passing through the state. This system may stall to the south of us, keeping chances for precipitation slight until the early afternoon. Because of this, we will have gradually decreasing cloud cover throughout the day.

Predicted surface map for today at 1pm (Weather Prediction Center)

Thanks to that cold front, we will catch a break from the trend of dangerous heat that we had so far this week. Today, our high will reach the upper 80’s and our low will drop to the upper 60’s. As humidity moves out with the cold front, our heat indices will remain in the double digits, around the 90 degree mark.


For this weekend, we will have another round of showers and storms from another cold front. We are anticipating the highest chances to be Saturday evening and into Sunday morning. These are not to become severe. If you plan to be out and about during this period, be cautious, as roadways may be slick.

Projected precipitation from Saturday at 1pm to Sunday at 1pm (Pivotal Weather)

We cool off further with the help of this second cold front of the week. For Saturday, our high will only reach the mid 80’s. For Sunday, the high will be even cooler, in the lower 80’s. Likewise, humidity will be weakening, but that summertime muggy air will stick around (quite literally).

Upcoming Week

For fun, let’s take a look at the upcoming week in regards to temperatures and precipitation potential. As of now, the trend of the week will be cooler temperatures and drier conditions, offering a much needed intermission from the brutal seasonal heat. If you have not made plans to go outdoors, now is your chance to!

Predicted temperature probabilities (Climate Prediction Center)

That’ll do it for today! We hope you have a wonderful end to your week! For more, follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram!