Whew!! Another scorcher of a day as the mercury topped around the 90 degree mark making it the third time this week temperatures reached 90 or better for daytime highs. We’ll chalk a couple more days this Labor Day weekend before we shut down this late summer heat, likely for the rest of this year.
Promises to be a warm night for football as temperatures will be sitting in lower 80s from kick-off to the final play of the game.
Given the high humidity content, overnight lows will only drop into the low 70s.
The late summer heat will extend through Sunday with mostly sunny skies and highs in the lower 90s. Heat indices will be even warmer as readings will reach close to 100 degrees both days.
By Sunday night clouds will be on the increase as the well anticipated cool front moves in from the west.
Right now, showers and storms will make their way through the Hawkeye State that night before showing signs of decay as they cross over the river Labor Day morning. This should leave us with a good amount of dry hours for the rest of the day before more showers and storms return on Tuesday.
And talk about cool, highs will make their way in the 70s for most of next week.
Have a great weekend!
Chief meteorologist James Zahara