Dave Murray’s Latest Forecast

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The Latest Forecast from Fox 2 Chief Meteorologist Dave Murray:

 

WEDNESDAY:

 

MOSTLY SUNNY…A NICE MORNING…HOT..A DRY HEAT FOR THE AFTERNOON
WINDS: SOUTH 5-15 M.P.H.
HIGH: 96 DEGREES.

 

WEDNESDAY NIGHT:

 

CLEAR SKIES AND WARM
WINDS: SOUTH 5-15 M.P.H.
LOW: 75 DEGREES

 

THURSDAY AND FRIDAY:

 

LOTS OF SUN…A WARM MORNING…INTENSE DRY HEAT FOR EACH AFTERNOON
WINDS: SOUTH 5-15 M.P.H
HIGH: 104 DEGREES

 

THE RECORDS:
THURSDAY…104 IN 1952
FRIDAY…105 IN 1952

 

THE LAST TIME WE HIT 104 DEGREES HERE IN STL…SEPTEMBER 1, 2011…YES JUST LAST SUMMER

 

THE WEATHER DISCO:

 

The Latest U.S. Weather Map:

 

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A MONSTER HIGH PRESSURE HAS A LOCK ON OUR WEATHER…WE WERE ON THE COOL(SUMMER COOL) SIDE OF THE HIGH ON TUESDAY AND TUESDAY NIGHT AND THAT CONTINUES WEDNESDAY MORNING…BUT THE SOUTHERLY FLOW…A LIGHT, DRY FLOW DIGS IN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND TEMPERATURES WILL SOAR…10 DEGREES WARMER WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON…96 FOR THE HIGH. 100 PLUS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY…GOING WITH A TOP OF 104 FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY…ITS A DRY HEAT…THEN DROUGHT AND THE DRY ATMSOPHERE WILL ALLOW TEMPERATURES TO GO TO TOWN…WITH HIGH HUMIDITY–TEMPS HAVE MORE OF A STRUGGLE…NOT THIS TIME. THIS IS LIKE THE HEAT PATTERN FROM THE DUST BOWL YEARS…NO REAL HOPES FOR RAIN…THE DROUGHT GOES ON. DEBBY DOING HER THING IN THE NORTHEAST GULF OF MEXICO…IT IS STUCK…NOTHING MUCH TO PUSH IT…SO BIG RAINS, FLOODING, HIGH WINDS AND ISOLATED TORNADOES FOR FLORIDA AND SOUTH GA…THIS WILL SLOWLY DRIFT TO THE EAST/NORTHEAST…GETTING INTO THE ATLANTIC OVER THE WEEKEND…THIS COULD SPIN BACK UP…REACHING HURRICANE LEVELS ALONG THE EAST COAST NEXT WEEK…IT PUTS OUR WEATHER INTO SLOW MOTION.

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