Weather Alert: Hot Next Few Days; Heat Index 100+ Tuesday

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.HEAT ADVISORY is in effect for now thru Wednesday. Heat Index (feels like) temperatures, at times will range from 98 to 104 degrees. Also a “Poor Air Quality” alert is in effect Tuesday.

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management has issued
an Air Quality Action Day for Ground Level Ozone, from 11 AM to
11 PM EDT Tuesday.

An Air Quality Action day means that Ground Level Ozone
concentrations within the region may approach or exceed unhealthy
standards. 

Sunny hot humid Tuesday morning with a rapid warm up. Temperatures will rise thru the 80s and should reach 90 degrees by 10am….only getting hotter during the afternoon hours

While most of Tuesday afternoon and evening looks “storm-free” there is a slight risk of a quick and isolated thunderstorm in a few areas. Main weather story Tuesday will be the heat and humidity. Temperatures looks to be even hotter than Monday with afternoon highs between 94 to 98 degrees. Heat Index values over 100 degree at times by afternoon.

HOUR BY HOUR // Daily/Hourly Temps and Sky Conditions »

AT THE BEACHES TUESDAY: Beaches will be very warm with less of a sea breeze and more of a land breeze with highs in the mid 80s along with lots of humidity.

Temperatures will soar again on Wednesday with highs 90-95 and the heat index as high as 100 degrees away from the coast.

The heat breaks as a slow moving cold front crosses the area late week, bringing showers and thunderstorms along with highs dropping back to the 70s. Unsettled , cooler weather looks to linger into part of the holiday weekend.

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