Heat wave will continue for central Pa. on Monday

Posted July 02, 2018

Another hot and humid day expected today with highs once again in the 90s and heat index values above 100 degrees.

NOAA has issued an Excessive Heat Warning in effect beginning tomorrow, Sunday, July 1 at 6:00 am through Monday, July 2 at 6:00 am. More advisories and warnings are likely after that if the heat wave persists. "Drink plenty of water, use air conditioning or go to an air-conditioned place, and avoid strenuous outdoor activity during the periods of intense heat".

Additionally, beware of leaving children or pets in a locked vehicle.

Chicago residents can call 311 to request well-being checks for elderly friends or family members and to locate the nearest cooling center.

The forecast for the Kingston area, as of Saturday morning, is as follows.

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The normal high for much of July is around 90°.

There may be scattered clouds this afternoon, but abundant sunshine will effectively add another 5 to 15-degrees to the heat indices, making conditions extremely unsafe. Winds will be light. Southwest wind around 6 miles per hour becoming calm in the evening. The takeaway: it will be hot, humid, and the showers will not impact everyone.

The strong ridge of high pressure at the surface and aloft should finally start to break down by the latter half of next week allowing the heat to ease somewhat. Southwest wind around 8 miles per hour.

Storms are still moving through parts of the Midwest Sunday morning, with additional flash flooding possible. South wind around 7 miles per hour.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 71.

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The heat will be more than enough to cause problems, but the humidity will be high as well.

Independence Day: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

A cold front will push across Wisconsin Sunday afternoon and evening bringing a chance for thunderstorms. At night, partly cloudy with a low around 80.

Recorded highs in Boston on Friday and Saturday were 93, Sipprell said. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.

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