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Updated by Meteorologist AJ Colby

Today will be warmer and a bit more humid as well. Highs will approach 90° both today and tomorrow with a few scattered showers or thunderstorms possible on Sunday.

For the Fox 8 Fox Trot, tomorrow, we are still forecasting partly sunny skies and race-time temperatures in the mid-to-upper 60s. A stray shower/storm may creep in during the day Sunday.  Here is a look at the early Sunday map.

Sunday Morning

Temperatures will remain above average, 80°,  through next week. There is a cooler pattern shaping up, albeit briefly, late in the upcoming week as highs are back in the 70s for a couple days.

The tropics are getting active.  Its been nearly 11 years since the US was hit with a major hurricane and 3 years since any hurricane moved into the Gulf of Mexico.  The chances of the Ohio Valley being impacted by the remains of a tropical system over the next 2 months are higher than last year.

The map below shows the areas of the country circled in red (September 5 thru September 19) where the atmospheric water content is much higher. Too early to nail down specifics on rain timing

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With hurricane season half way over here are some facts on tropical weather that show some interesting stats on the lack of activity here in the United States for quite some time!