19 First Alert Weather Day: Dangerously Hot Saturday

19 First Alert Weather Day: Severe Thunderstorm Watch til 10:00 PM, dangerous heat through Saturday

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A ridge of high pressure will build northeast over the eastern US and linger through Saturday night. A cold front will move south across the area Sunday. High pressure will build east of the mid-Mississippi River Valley region Tuesday, to the Ohio Valley by Wednesday.

Dangerously Hot Saturday:

Saturday is another First Alert Weather Day due to the threat of extreme heat. Highs will be in the upper 90s. The heat index may be as hot as 107°.

Storms are moving through Northeast Ohio Saturday morning. Afternoon highs in the 90s again with triple digit heat index.

Sunday will be slightly cooler, with highs in the mid and upper 80s. (Still hot but a little more tolerable, I suppose.) As a cold front passes through, scattered thunderstorms will be possible. Keep the umbrella close by.

More Pleasant Next Week:

In the wake of Sunday’s front, it will be MUCH more comfortable next week.

Monday’s high: 77°

Tuesday’s high: 78°

Wednesday’s high: 81°

Thursday’s high: 83°

Friday’s high: 82°

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