Saturday: hit-or-miss storms may still bring locally-heavy rain

A sunny week ahead	 	 	 			We'll have sunny quiet weather for the next few days

A sunny week ahead We'll have sunny quiet weather for the next few days

Friday's temperatures across the west will be in the upper 70s to low 80s, with the Grand Junction area seeing upper 80s. Storms should remain across western Kansas and some may be strong to severe. Main threats will be damaging winds (60+ mph) and hail (quarter size or larger). Storms should diminish overnight.

Sunday afternoon will be 10 to 15 degrees below normal in the low 80s under partly to mostly cloudy skies.

A lot of us started today on a rain free note for the first time in a while. The heat begins to build on Monday with isolated storms expected during the overnight hours Monday into Tuesday morning.

It gets more humid as we get to the middle of the week
It gets more humid as we get to the middle of the week

The coverage of storms will increase again by Monday afternoon, and this looks to be the trend through most of the week.

"Saturday's chance of rain is highest near United States 278 and lowest in Southern Tennessee; these storms may be heavy enough to deliver 1-2" of rainfall in a few spots, but that kind of rain looks sparse.

After a week of daily showers and storms several communities across Acadiana could finally dodge the rain Sunday and remain dry as a weak high pressure will slide over the northern Gulf just south of Louisiana. Some lake-effect, very stray showers could pop up on Saturday, but development will fight drying from the high pressure so chances are extremely low.

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