Heat Advisory In Effect For Kosciusko County

Leslie Hanson
June 19, 2018

The National Weather Service has extended a heat advisory to include more MA communities ahead of extreme heat expected Monday. So, it's not officially a heat wave.

The rise of the mercury accompanies the threat of an isolated thunderstorm Sunday, Storm Team4 meteorologist Somara Theodore said. The National Weather Service also said showers and thunderstorms shouldn't be ruled out for Sunday's forecast, especially in central Virginia.

Update 3:30 p.m. Monday: The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for eastern Virginia from 11 a.m.to 8 p.m. Tuesday. In its wake, however, the Great Lakes region will finally see some relief from the extreme heat and humidity, as cooler, drier air filters down from Canada. It just did not feel like summer. but not this Monday!

On Monday, temperatures may challenge Allentown's record high of 95.

Sunday's predicted high temperature of 97 would set a record; the highest recorded temperature for June 17 is 96 degrees, back in 1957, and we're likely to break another record once the sun sets. Seniors without air conditioning are encouraged to go to one the city's 15 senior centers on weekdays.

A cluster of thunderstorms in the Gulf of Mexico has a 20 percent chance of gaining tropical cyclone characteristics over the next few days.

Highs near Lake Michigan will be a tad lower, but not by much.

The National Weather Service is forecasting the heat index in Williamsburg to reach 105 degrees Tuesday. Highs in the mid to upper 90s.

This sweltering heat has prompted heat advisories to be issued from the Midwest to the Northeast.

This is the hottest weather we will see since previous year.

The heat index is a measure of how hot it really feels when relative humidity is factored in with the actual air temperature, according to the weather service. This website is not intended for users located within the European Economic Area.

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