First Alert Weather: Great night for fireworks, hot tomorrow

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — Even though it has been a cool Fourth of July across Rochester, this does mean that conditions tonight will be very comfortable if you are headed out to view fireworks all across the region.

With a mainly clear sky tonight, temperatures will drop into the mid-60s during the evening and hover around the upper 50s for overnight lows. Tonight will be a night where you can leave the windows open and let some of that fresh air in!

Monday is going to feel completely different across Rochester and the Finger Lakes. Temperatures will be headed into the upper 80s and some areas have a chance at hitting 90°. A shift in the jet stream is going to pump in that warm and humid air into our region. Factor in the humidity tomorrow and it will feel like the low 90s at times, especially during the afternoon. Your fans and air conditioners will be needed for Monday night as overnight lows are only expected to drop into the low 70s. The heat and humidity stick around for Tuesday too with temperatures in the upper 80s. There will be the chance for rain and some thunderstorms too on Tuesday along with a gusty southwest wind.

By midweek, the heat starts to break and Wednesday’s high will be closer to average for us around this time of year, in the low 80s. Cooler weather arrives starting on Thursday with temperatures hanging out in the low to mid-70s. Expect chances for rain throughout the week, with the exception of Friday, as we tap into an unsettled weather pattern.


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