Sunday, May 31, 2020
The NBC15 First Alert Weather Forecast from Meteorologist James Parish:
We are wrapping up a SUN-sational weekend! Could the last weekend in May have been any nicer? Unfortunately, this nice stretch of weather will not continue into the workweek. The heat, humidity and storm chances will quickly return early this week.
Tonight will not be nearly as cool as last night. Increasing clouds and a south wind at 5-10 mph will help keep temperatures from tumbling. Overnight lows will be in the low to mid 50s.
A warm front will pass through the area on Monday. This front will bring in warmer and more humid air and chance of showers and storms. Scattered showers and storms will be possible late Monday morning into Monday afternoon.
Tuesday will be a HOT and humid day. Highs on Tuesday will be near 90 degrees. Near record heat is expected. The record high in Madison on June 2 is 91 degrees (1948). The humidity will likely put feels like temperatures in the mid 90s. With temperatures and feels like temperatures this hot, you're probably going to want to limit your time outside Tuesday afternoon.
A cold front will drop south across area and could bring in a complex of storms late Tuesday into Tuesday night. There will be the potential for strong to severe storms during this time. The main threats will be large hail, strong to damaging wind gusts and locally heavy rain.
The rest of the week looks warm. Highs will be in the low to mid 80s. There will be the potential for showers and storms at times towards the end of next week and into the following weekend.