Tonight – Steamy. Rain A Huge Underdog – High 94
Officially the hottest day of August 2013. Our heat index has been at and around 100! Please keep cool and take the necessary precautions to endure the heat. Yeah, I’m lecturing you tailgaters, although things will naturally cool off after sundown.
The rain-suppressing, heat generating “Death Ridge” has been west-wiggling away from us, allowing a few stray showers to pop up in Kentucky and wander south. Here is the HRRR model’s take on things Thursday 3 PM – 8 PM:
We are tracking these showers on radar. They’re weakening a bit as they move south, but are still worth watching.
With kick off at 8:15 p.m., and Live On The Green already rocking, it’ll still be very humid and borderline uncomfortable. 87 is the expected kick-off temp, with clouds falling apart from showers/thunderstorms that pass by. No shower should rain anything out. The heat index is forecast to be in the low 90s at the start of the game, decreasing thereafter. GO DORES!! (Still hurts to say).
Friday – Afternoon Thunderstorm; Heat Index Up To 100 – High 95
7a 74 . 10a 86 . 1p 93 . 4p 95 . 7p 88 . 10p 81.
Another very, HOT uncomfortable day. The “Death Ridge” is still hanging around, but far enough away that a stray isolated afternoon/evening shower or thunderstorm may still bubble up.
Side note: It’s just as hot in Minnesota. Schools are being closed until after the Labor Day weekend because of the heat.
(Editor’s Note: We’re not throwing stones at you, Minnesota. We close schools and panic at the mere forecast of s–w.)
Saturday – Afternoon Thunderstorms Possible; Heat Index Up To 98 – High 93
7a 75 . 10a 85 . 1p 91 . 4p 93 . 7p 87 . 10p 81.
Still hot, with increasing rain chances as our Death Ridge continues to move further west. (Editor’s Note: It’s trying to kill Walter White, who thoroughly deserves it). Some of the storms may be strong. As usual, we’ll be watching on Twitter @NashSevereWx.