The “Dog Days of Summer” officially start today and our heat wave continues but it will ease off a little by the weekend. Still hazy hot and muggy weather continues. Late afternoon HEAT INDEX 98-100 today and the 4TH.
More dry hours than wet expected the next few days, clouds will be on the increase next few days but still some sunshine.
MOST of us will stay dry today with only a few rogue thunderstorms around this afternoon ending most areas before 10pm.
4TH OF JULY looks pretty typical for Atlanta hot and humid with a mix of sun and clouds and the MAIN WINDOW for a thunderstorm on the 4th SOMETIME between 2pm and Midnight, but most of them will end by 10pm so the majority of FIREWORKS displays tonight AND Thursday night should be dry.
Remember though as I’ve warned you before thunderstorm forecasts UNLIKE other forecasts often need to be updated every 2 hours (for reasons explained in many previous blogs).
“If thunder roars, go indoors” if you can hear thunder you are in danger of being struck.
PEACHTREE ROAD RACE: The warmest start in history is 80 degrees, tomorrow it wont be a record warm start but it will be a top 5 warm start very uncomfortable with a starting temperature near 77 relative humidity near 88% a N/NW wind around 3 mph partly cloudy. The HEAT INDEX by the end of the race will make it feel like around 91 in the shade, add up to 15 for direct sun. So yes a potentially dangerous unhealthy combination of heat and humidity for the racers!
MY exclusive 5-day forecast here. (available 24/7/365)
MULTI-MODEL BLEND TEMPERATURE FORECAST FOR MARIETTA: (MY forecast will vary)
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