Thursday is predicted to be the hottest day of the year, to be followed by a scorching, humid weekend. But a semblance of “monsoon” weather behavior may be on the horizon.
Today will be sunny with temperatures expected to hit 114 degrees F. Get safety tips for the excessive heat warning. There will be little letup overnight as the low will be 92 under partly cloudy skies, though a 15 mph breeze could gust to 20 mph.
Friday, too, will likely be sunny and hot, with the high reaching 113. Winds are expected to increase to 20 mph, bringing gusts of 30 mph. The night will be partly cloudy with a low around 85.
Saturday is forecast to be sunny and hot with a high near 112 and light winds. Overnight, there will be partly cloudy skies with a low of 85 and a 10-percent chance of showers.
Sunday comes with a 10 percent chance of showers in the afternoon and a high near 111. The chance of rain increases to 30 percent overnight, with the low around 82 and calm winds.
The triple digits continue into next week, as do the daily chances of rain or thunderstorms.