By Scott Bolthouse | The Huron Hub
Posted Tuesday, July 9, 2019
After a steamy Independence Day holiday and then a brief relief from the excessive heat, forecasters are predicting a dangerous heat wave for next week.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said on Monday that hazardous heat is possible for the second half of July.
“Things look to be warming up across much of the Central and Eastern U.S. as we head into the second half of July,” NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said.
“A moderate risk of excessive heat is forecast from the Eastern Great Lakes through New England on the 16 and 17 of July.”
According to NOAA, a heat index of 100+ degrees will be possible from Detroit through Boston.
Additonally, there is a slight risk of excessive heat across the Great Lakes from July 16 to 22.
This couid be a potentially dangerous heatwave.