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Weather Blog for July 1, 2014

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July 1, 2014

Headlines for this issue: Tropics come alive in the Atlantic and the heat wave will begin to march across the US for the month of July.

Mississippi Gulf Coast 5 Day Weather Forecast (Biloxi MS):

Tuesday: Sunny and hot with a light breeze becoming partly cloudy in the evening. High temps will be around 92F, heat index values near 100F, winds will be mainly from the W between 3-8mph as overnight lows fall to around 78F.

Wednesday: Partly cloudy and hot with isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1 PM. High temps around 92F, with an overnight low of 80F. Winds from the north 3-6mph, shifting to WNW 3-8mph after 11AM.

Thursday: Partly cloudy and hot with showers and thunderstorms. High temps near 90F, with variable winds between 2-8mph. Overnight lows will be near 75F.

Friday: Partly cloudy and hot with a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms. High temps near 90F with an overnight low around 75F. Winds from the WNW between 2-6mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy and hot with a slight chance for showers and thunderstorms. High temps near 90F with an overnight low around 75F. Winds will be from the WNW 2-5mph shifting to WSW between 3-8mph during the early afternoon.

North Central SD Weather Forecast (Lemmon SD):

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms through the mid afternoon. High temps around 64F, low temps near 47F. Wind out of the northwest 14-24mph with gusts up to 33mph.

Wednesday: Sunny skies and warmer with light and variable winds between 3-8mph. High temp near 7F with an overnight low of 53F.

Thursday: Sunny and warm becoming partly cloudy with an isolated chance of showers beginning early evening. A high temp of 80F with an overnight low near 60F. Winds will be from the SE between 10-15mph gusting up to 25mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms beginning early afternoon. Daytime hear near 88F with an overnight low around 63F. Winds out of the SE between 8-11mph with gusts up to 18mph.

Saturday: Sunny and warm with high temps near 91F, low temps around 64F, winds from the ENE 6-9 mph.

North East SD Weather Forecast (Corona/Milbank):

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms through mid afternoon, high temps around 63F, low temps near 52F, winds from the NNW 15-20mph.

Wednesday: Sunny and warmer with a high temp around 73F with an overnight low near 54F. Winds will blow from the WNW between 5-10mph.

Thursday: Sunny becoming partly cloudy with isolated showers in the evening. High temps will reach 75F with an overnight low around 59F. Winds will be out of the SSE between 4-8mph.

Friday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms most of the day. High temp of 78F with a low of 64F. Winds will be from the SSE between 10-15mph.

Saturday: Partly cloudy with isolated showers and thunderstorms through mid afternoon. Daytime high near 83F with an overnight low of 65F. Winds from the SSE between 5-10mph

Global Weather Headlines for July 1, 2014:

Showers and thunderstorms that can at times become severe will threaten portions of Lake Erie and the Ohio Valley after pounding the Midwest. Blinding downpours, large hail and damaging winds are all possible as this system tracks east.

As the above storm system clears from the Ohio Valley, heat and humidity will settle over the region bringing temperatures surpassing the 90 degree mark from the Ohio Valley into the mid Atlantic and the NE. Due to the combination of heat and humidity, feels like temperatures will be flirting with the triple digits.

As the United States gets ready to face Belgium in the World Cup on Tuesday, a mix of sun and clouds will be present most of the day along with an isolated chance for showers and thunderstorms. Heat and humidity will also be present as the match takes place making the 80F temperatures feel more like if they were in the 90s.

After a soggy weekend and start to the week, Tuesday promises to bring drier weather to Wimbledon as high pressure settles over the area. Many matches were affected and delayed over the weekend as rain interfered with the plays forcing the player to have to wait in order to play against their opponents. Along with the drier weather, slightly warmer temperatures will also be present as the matches continue.

Severe Weather/Winter Weather/Tropical Weather:

A tropical depression has formed near FL, is producing showers and thunderstorms for parts of eastern FL that are expected to become heavier as the week progresses as environmental conditions are favoring this system in becoming the first tropical storm of the Atlantic Hurricane season as drier air and wind shear begin to diminish by the middle of the week.

In the eastern Pacific, TS Douglas spins nearly 500 miles SW of Baja California moving NW at 9 mph with sustained winds of 40 mph. This system is expected to become slightly stronger as the week progresses, however, no coastal watches or warning have been put in effect.

Also in the eastern Pacific is TS Elida which currently has maximum sustained winds of 50 mph as it moves NW at 12 mph. Because of its proximity to the Mexican coast, a tropical storm warning has been issued along parts of the southwestern coast of Mexico from Michoacán to Jalisco and up to a half a foot of rain is possible for these areas. Not much progress is expected from this storm during the next couple of days.

On the Horizon for Northeast SD:

The biggest weather event on the horizon will be the arrival of summer time temps as many places by this weekend and as early as Thursday will see the heat build in with temps approaching and passing the 90’s, this heat looks like it will last through the middle of July and possibly some places could approach the 100’s.

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