PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Dangerous heat is expected to settle in the Philadelphia region as the workweek begins. Highs will reach the mid-to-upper 90s Monday to Wednesday — dipping near 90 on Thursday.
Dew points will be in the 70s and the Heat Index will hover between 100-105 at times.READ MORE: New Jersey Native Carli Lloyd Makes USWNT Olympic History, Wins Bronze Medal At 2020 Tokyo Olympics
Pop-up storms are possible each day of the week, but the best chance will begin on Wednesday evening as a cold front finally approaches from the west.
This cold front will trigger periods of rain and storms Thursday and Friday.4 People Shot In Drive-By Shooting During Sidewalk Sale In Franklinville, Philadelphia Police Say
Temperatures will finally cool to near 90 Thursday and the low to mid-80s on Friday, ending the heatwave.
Fourth of July weekend will be more comfortable with highs near 80 but there is a chance of showers and storms both Saturday and Sunday.Reports: Danny Green, Philadelphia 76ers Agree To 2 Year, $20M Deal
Stay with the Eyewitness News Weather Team for your most up-to-date forecast.