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The 90s Make a Comeback!

Water and A/C will be your best friends!
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Posted at 11:54 AM, Aug 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-26 11:55:00-04

Not as hot and humid today but just wait until Thursday. The heat and humidity will return in full swing across the Mid-Atlantic region as winds veer out of the west Thursday afternoon. This allows drier and warmer air to be advected into our area due to down-sloping winds.

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The 90s make a comeback Thursday! Temperatures will top out about 10 degrees above average, in the mid-90s by the mid to late-afternoon hours. If you are going to be outside for an extended period of time Thursday, take frequent breaks and stay hydrated. Staying indoors is the best option!

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Dew point values over the next three days will range in the low to mid-70s, making it feel very uncomfortable. Thursday is expected to be the warmest day of the week. But, when will we feel relief from the humidity?

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We will start to feel relief from the humidity on Sunday as cooler air works in from Canada. You will definitely be able to tell the difference between Saturday (94°) and Sunday (81°). The humidity looks to stay in check into early next week. Before that, we will be dealing with heat indices in the lower-100s, especially near the bay Thursday and Friday.

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