Threat of strong thunderstorms continues this week

Posted at 5:36 AM, May 14, 2024
and last updated 2024-05-15 00:01:55-04

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Scorching heat and high humidity will continue through the weekend, making for uncomfortable conditions outside. The heat index will be in the triple digits each day. Add to that strong thunderstorms in the afternoon and evening.

Tonight, clearing skies and a low of 79 degrees.

Wednesday will be an oppressive day. Likely experiencing record-breaking heat with a forecast high of 96 and the record is 94. We will see how this plays out, but either way it won't be comfortable outside.

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Heat indices in the triple digits and we will be watching a cold front sweep southward. We are currently under a marginal, level 1, threat for severe weather Wednesday. Stay weather aware as some will like be strong to severe. The Treasure Coast and areas inland are in a level 1 threat for severe weather.

Thursday continues the active weather pattern and hot temperatures. We will stay in the 90s through the weekend with active afternoon storms. We start to see more isolated activity come Sunday.