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Star’s First Alert Forecast: Heat and humidity build for second half of week

High pressure system keeps us dry to start the week
WITN First Alert Forecast For June 20, 2022
Published: Jun. 20, 2022 at 4:02 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 20, 2022 at 11:09 PM EDT
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GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - High pressure will block out any solid chances for rain the next few days. Tuesday will feature a refreshing morning with lows dipping as cool as the upper 50s. A partly to mostly sunny day is expected for kick-off of summer. A few towns inland will likely hit 90 degrees Wednesday afternoon and rain will hold off until at least sunset. A few overnight showers could bring a quarter of an inch of rain to Eastern Carolina. Dew points will start to climb at this point and we’ll be see increased humidity and rain chances for the end of the week.

Rain chances will stay low for the weekend and mildly-humid 80s will dominate.

Tuesday

Partly cloudy with a little more seasonable humidity. High of 88. Wind: SW 5

Wednesday

Partly sunny with high of 93. Slight chance of a late day shower. Wind: SW 10. Rain chance: 20%

Thursday

Partly cloudy with a slight chance of a late day thunderstorm. High of 89. Wind: SW-10 Rain chance: 20%

Friday

Partly sunny with chance for showers. Wind: NE 10. Rain chance: 40%

Saturday

Mostly cloudy with a high of 86. Wind: NE-E 5. Rain chance: 30%

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