Weather: 8/27 – 8/29
The remnants from Hurricane Laura will bring a risk of severe storms, isolated tornadoes and heavy rain to the region Saturday afternoon and evening. Ahead of this, heat will build today and Friday with heat index values 100 degrees and hotter.
Scattered thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and evening and again Friday afternoon. Some storms may produce damaging winds and heavy rain. There is a better chance for severe storms Saturday afternoon and evening as the remnants of Hurricane Laura track across the region.
It will be hot today and Friday with heat index values 100 degrees or hotter.
Small Craft Advisories are likely Saturday into Sunday with south winds of 20 to 25 kt. Expect higher gusts in thunderstorms especially Saturday afternoon and evening.