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MM’s Sun Wx Forecast for June 5

Humidity levels begin ticking up today and tomorrow. That could lead to an isolated shower or storm in the afternoon or evening. Rain chances increase Monday night with a disturbance passing through. Rain chances stay elevated through Wednesday night, with the greatest rain chance coming Wednesday with a cold front. Behind that front, the weather is looking drier and sunnier for Thursday.

This Week’s Hazards

Widespread severe weather is not expected in this 5-day time period. However, keep in mind that any storm that develops this time of year could be locally strong.

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Weather Forecast

Sunday – Monday: Mostly sunny, with a slight chance for an afternoon/evening shower or storm.

Tuesday: Scattered showers and thunderstorms likely.

Wednesday: Rain and storms likely.

Thursday: Partly to mostly sunny.  

T-storm Outlook by SPC

The Storm Prediction Center (SPC) thunderstorm outlook for today. Strong to severe thunderstorms will affect the central U.S.

HRRR Radar Model

This model runs from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. today, in one-hour increments. We remain mostly dry today. Notice Tropical Storm Alex spinning out at sea.

Radar Link

Wind Forecast

Time is in 24 hour units, beginning at 7:00 a.m. today. Simply scroll to the right to see future hours. 

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Three-Day Rainfall Forecast 

Drought Info

This is the latest drought map, updated each Thursday. More drought info can be found at my link at

On This Day

1859 – Frost was reported from Iowa to New England. The temperature dipped to 25 degrees in New York State, and up to two inches of snow blanketed Ohio. The cold and snow damaged the wheat crop.

1876 – Bananas become popular in US, at the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.


Hurricane Forecast

Tropical Storm Alex, the season’s first named storm, will remain a tropical storm as it spins out to sea. The storm is expected to bring tropical storm conditions to Bermuda by Monday.

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