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Dangerous heatwave this weekend
with heat indices over 110° for some
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East Central PA Forecast

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Our East Central PA forecast region includes the Lehigh Valley, Hamburg, Reading, Lebanon, Harrisburg, Pottsville & surrounding areas. Forecasts are updated daily M-F, and Saturday that covers both weekend days – never on Sundays.

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Oppressive weekend period expected with dangerous heat and heat index values both Saturday and Sunday…

A strong ridge over the NE US will flex Friday through the weekend with mid to upper 90s air temperatures expected both days, and very high heat index values between 105-110° with the worst heat index values found on Saturday. Saturday will be partly cloudy and hazy, and muggy and warm temperatures follow overnight. A partly cloudy Sunday follows with mid to upper 90s once again, with a late day t-storm possible.

Variably cloudy on Monday with scattered t-storms possible that will keep temperatures in check as a cold front moves through, and then we can all breathe a sigh of relief by Tuesday with partly cloudy skies, refreshing temperatures, and much lower humidity. The lower humidity theme continues Wednesday through Friday with mostly sunny skies expected, and only a slight moderation in temperatures by the end of the week.

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Forecaster:  Martrich 20 July 0300z

Daily Climatology for Allentown, PA

Average Temperature:Record Temperature:
High:84101 (1980)
Low:6348 (1997)

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