Storm chances and heat to finish out the weekend

Scattered showers are in the forecast for Wednesday afternoon and evening

There is a chance some of these storms may become strong or even severe, producing heavy rain, hail, frequent lightning and strong wind.

A few of those have downed trees and powerlines and caused localized flooding. Download our WYMT weather app to stay weather aware throughout the evening.

The weekend features a more typical summer pattern with highs in the upper 80s and only isolated shower/storm chances on Sunday.

Gusty southerly winds will howl across most of Kansas again Sunday when highs top-out near 100 degrees under a sunny to partly cloudy sky. Our drier air will remain place, reducing but not eliminating rain chances. Between about 3-8pm Wednesday we'll watch a cold front swinging through the area that could trigger strong and severe thunderstorms. Temperatures only drop into the low 70s by morning.

Keep the umbrella handy because you'll need it for the week.

TONIGHT: Evening showers and storms ending.

After some much needed rainfall today, more showers and storms are possible before the weekend is out.

Here in the Lehigh Valley, the weather service says it will be cool today with temperatures generally in the low 70s. Dew points will be on the rise causing this week to be humid and muggy. The rain chance decreases to 30 percent tonight.

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