If you liked the weather Wednesday, guess what? It will be pretty much the same for the next seven days.
Our typical wet season weather pattern continues through the balance of the workweek with the an ongoing chance of afternoon showers and thunderstorms. Hot, muggy conditions will occur every day after partial morning sunshine, along with the development of storms along the inland-moving sea breeze. Ample daytime heating will help temperatures climb into the low 90s inland, but combined with the humidity, it will feel more like the upper 90s and low 100s.
As has been the case most of this month, storms will develop in the afternoon in isolated pockets across the interior each day this week and slowly drift across the area as they become more widespread and intense through the late day hours. As the east and west coast sea breeze fronts work inland and collide each afternoon this week, some intense storms may develop, especially over the inland counties. Any storm this evening could contain frequent lightning and heavy rain. Localized flooding may occur in poor drainage areas, or spots that have been hit hard with heavy rain in recent days. Most of the showers and storms will come to an end by midnight this week. Clouds will linger with areas of fog possible during the early morning hours. It will be a mild and muggy with overnight lows in the mid 70s for most locations this week.
Plan on keeping the umbrella close by and have some indoor activities lined up for the afternoons for the next several days as there will be no significant break in this weather pattern anytime soon. By the weekend, some slightly drier air may work in to help lower the coverage of afternoon storms, but the chance will still be there for storms to form each day. Highs will continually run in the low to even mid 90s inland with readings closer to 90 degrees at the coast.
In the tropics, we are watching what is left of Tropical Depression 2. Elsewhere in the Atlantic basin, there are no signs of additional development expected within the next five days.
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