Published: Mon, June 18, 2018
Global Media | By Garry Long

Heavy rain, cooler temps ahead for Father’s Day

Heavy rain, cooler temps ahead for Father’s Day

As the saying goes, some like it hot and if you're one of those people, you'll like the Father's Day forecast.

If it feels like it's been really hot, you're not imagining things. A heat advisory may be needed for portions of the area on Monday.

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

Father's day will be hot and humid across the Miami Valley with temperatures reaching into the low 90s.

The Kansas City metro area is in for a sweltering weekend with temperatures and heat indexes pushing toward 100 degrees.

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SATURDAY | Partly cloudy with scattered showers and storms.

Heat Advisory: 10 midnight Sunday. There is a chance for some afternoon showers and thunderstorms.

"'It will be the combination of this heat and unusually high dew points near 70 that will cause potential issues", the National Weather Service in Buffalo said. Heat index between 100 to 105.

The National Weather Service in Duluth relayed reports of numerous roads washed out in the region due to flash flooding. Highs in the mid 80s to around 90. As that boundary inches closer east, isolated storms will be possible for counties to the northwest Sunday evening. Individuals at risk should stay in the coolest available place, not necessarily indoors.

But then Portland could be back to sunny skies by Friday, albeit with cooler temperatures.

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