A little wet this weekend, but hotter and drier by mid week

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(KNOE 8 Weather) - Some showers and a few rumbles of thunder moving into the area this afternoon ahead of that frontal boundary expected to stall out this evening. A few of these could be heavier showers and since they are slower moving, some ponding on the roadways is possible through the evening. These showers and storms are just some of many around the region today influenced by that front and outflow boundary, but once we lose our daytime heating those showers and storms should die down rather quickly. This morning was fairly mild with upper 60s and lower 70s around the area and plenty of sunshine as well. As we finish out the weekend and start the work week that rain coverage will be a bit higher going into Monday but drying out mid week as a mid-level ridge builds into our area and those heat indices reaching upwards of 105 degrees during that time. Right now though temperatures still hot and a bit steamy with those showers approaching, here in Monroe we're right about 88 with a dew point of 72. Overnight tonight we should be staying calm and quiet temperatures right about 73 with a mostly calm wind. Going into tomorrow we'll see that chance for showers in the afternoon once again as that frontal boundary continues to cause a disturbance for us. Temperatures in the lower 90s throughout the area as well with a slight east-northeast wind. Over the next week, we'll see that rain coverage decrease into mid week, meaning there's a slight chance for rain but only for a few of us. Hot and humid out there with temperatures reaching the mid 90s towards middle of the week with heat indices reaching upwards of 105, so we'll continue to watch for any heat advisories being issued for us. Overnight lows should also remain fairly average for this time in July, being right around 72.