WPAFB Wednesday Weather: Dangerously hot holiday as temperatures soar


WRIGHT PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE—Dangerously hot weather is expected for the 4th of July holiday as temperatures will soar into the middle 90s in the afternoon, according to Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist Eric Elwell.

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The heat combined with the humidity will produce a heat index near 105 degrees by late afternoon. Most of the area will remain dry through the day, but there is a chance for a pop-up storm to develop with the heating of the day.

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Scattered storms will become more numerous Thursday into Friday as a cold front moves into the region. This will bring about a noticeable drop in the heat and humidity by the weekend.