Cold front drops humidity, but temperatures stay high

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The heat is starting to relax, but we will still be hot. Our highs on Thursday afternoon will be in the mid-90s, but the heat index will be 10-15 degrees lower than it has been so far this week. The drop in humidity behind a cold front will help take a bite out of that heat index.

The cold front has triggered some late afternoon thunderstorms that will linger into Wednesday evening. Not everyone will get any rain, but those of us who do can get some heavy rain. These storms will likely end by 7 PM.

The humidity will drop through the night, and the air will feel more crisp and less heavy and muggy on Thursday morning. Temperatures will start in the lower 70s on Thursday and then warm into the mid-90s. That isn't a huge change. The more noticeable change will be with morning temperatures and humidity levels.

Crisp mornings and dry, hot afternoons will continue on Friday and Saturday. If you have hay to bail, that's the best chance you have to do it. Scattered showers and thunderstorms return to our forecast Sunday and stay with us through at least next Wednesday. Temperatures will ease back into the upper 80s by early next week, but the humidity will increase.