For the rest of today...we've got calm and dry conditions today courtesy of high pressure over the eastern US. Much warmer temperatures & more humidity are on tap this afternoon as highs reach the upper 80s. More cloud cover will develop this evening and overnight as a few weak disturbances cross north of our area. Patchy fog is likely again overnight with lows in the low 60s.
Thursday will be hot and hazy. In fact, we'll keep oppressive heat & humidity in the forecast through the weekend. Nights will provide some relief. Meanwhile, lots of moisture will lift north into our area, bringing dew points into the mid/upper 60s. It'll be humid, highs near 90 with a sun/cloud mix during the day. A series of upper level disturbances will cross the southern Great Lakes area towards the end of the week. With all the daytime heating and higher dew points, we'll be vulnerable to scattered afternoon thunderstorms Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Then a low pressure system will bring a cold frontal boundary across our area Saturday night & Sunday. We'll likely need the rain gear for our first Mountaineer home game against Marshall. Kickoff is Sunday at 3! Cooler, more pleasant weather is in the cards for the beginning of next week. Then the forecast for much of the eastern US will hinge on what develops with Katia.