Priante said Lehigh Valley residents likely won't feel any real relief until a minimum of Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day. SATURDAY: Clouds give way to sun and finally, we see less intense heat and much lower humidity, especially during the afternoon.
You'll also need to be on the lookout for a few more spotty storms this afternoon. A stray storm is possible but severe weather is not expected. Because of how hot and humid it is, it will not be good sleeping weather tonight, as temperatures will struggle to drop below the mid 70s.
Thursday: Partly cloudy with scattered showers.
Still very hot and humid with blistering sunshine.
Simpson said the humidity will probably stick around until later in the week, leaving sometime Friday or Saturday.
After the past two days of heat indexes between 105 and 110, stuff closer to 100 might feel like a slight break today.
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The chance for storms continues on Friday but depending how quickly the cooler air pushes through will depend on how warm it gets.
Temperatures are expected to be 10 degrees above normal across New England, according to the weather service.
Barlow added increased heat and humidity will boost the chance of thunderstorms late Wednesday. The rain should end in time for the 9 PM fireworks on the river with temperatures in the lower 80s.
"Right now, there's still a couple clouds around", he said Sunday afternoon. Winds S/NE 5-10 miles per hour.
On Monday the mercury never fell below 80 degrees in Burlington, Vermont, establishing the city's new all-time record "high-minimum" temperature for any calendar day. The system is then forecast to move generally north over the weekend and begin interacting with a frontal system on Sunday, which would limit any additional development. In fact, Heat Advisories and an Air Quality Alert have again been posted for today as we're experiencing similar conditions to what we experienced Yesterday.