First Heat Wave Friday Followed by Storms Saturday - NBC Connecticut

First Heat Wave Friday Followed by Storms Saturday

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Evening forecast on July 5th, 2019

    Chief Meteorologist Ryan Hanrahan has the forecast on July 5th, 2019

    (Published Friday, July 5, 2019)

    Temperatures have climbed into the 90s in the Hartford area making it the first official heat wave of the year.

    A heat wave is when temperatures have reached or exceeded the 90 degree mark for 3 consecutive days.

     

    Humidity will increase as we head through the weekend with moderate to high humidity on Friday and oppressive humidity on Saturday. Temperatures are expected in the 80s Saturday with a risk of thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.

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