Late Sunday PM July 8th – Humidity Still On Track to Return This Week

Good Sunday evening, everyone. Mother Nature didn’t do a bad job giving us overall great weather for our first full weekend of July. This morning was quite remarkable if you had the chance to venture outside early this morning. We had lows starting in the middle 60s thanks to quiet skies and low humidity. That same setup through most of the day meant highs easily climbed back into the lower to middle 90s. It didn’t feel bad this afternoon since the humidity stayed on the low side. Thankfully, we’ll stay quiet on the radar below as we head into a mild Monday morning…

Even though I see the chance for some pop-up t-storms from tomorrow through Wednesday, the main weather story this week will be the return of the classic summer heat & humidity. I have the latest work week forecast for you right below…

Don’t forget that Doug has your long-range forecast and his latest thoughts on the pattern right below.

Have a good night and a great Monday!


Here is your 7-day forecast:

Let’s check out the Heady Pattern and your long range forecast.

Pattern Background:

The pattern sets up each and every year from September 20th until October 10th.  The pattern is how storm systems will react.  In the pattern, there is a recurring cycle that takes place.  The cycle length can be from 40 up to 65 days long.  If we look at this years cycle, it is about 48 days long.  That means todays weather is similar to 48 days ago and 48 days from now.  I have been working on this pattern since 1999 in college when I noticed a snowstorm in Lawrence, KS had an odd look to it.  We had another snowstorm about two months later that had that same odd look to it.  A couple months later we had a severe weather outbreak that again had that same odd look.  It was the pattern that gave it that odd look, but the cycle that spread these storms out equally.  Since that point in time, I have been working on this pattern and find something new each and every year. 

Long range forecast through July


Next Week:  Heat and the humidity sneak back in through the week.  We will have a few isolated thunderstorms Sunday through Tuesday.  This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale.  1’s on Sunday, Monday and Tuesday.

July 15th-21st:  Cooler temperatures working in, well lets call it warm and not the extreme heat with a storm system on Sunday and Monday with showers and thunderstorms.  The heat will return for the weekend with thunderstorm chances on Friday and Saturday.  This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale.  2’s on Sunday, Monday, Friday and Saturday.

July 22nd-28th:  Mainly a hot week with highs well into the 90s if not triple digits.  Pop-up isolated storms Monday through Wednesday.  This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale.  1’s thunderstorm days.

July 29th-August 5th:  Mainly a hot week with highs in the 90s or 100s.  Slight chances for thunderstorms on Saturday the 5th.  This is the chances for severe weather on a 1-10 scale. 1 on Saturday.




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