Hazy, hot, and humid weather on the way

  • Hazy, hot, and humid weather on the way

Hazy, hot, and humid weather on the way

Photos show players covered in sweat on the court and fans wiping away the sweat in the stands. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for Hartford County where it will "feel like" 100 to 105 degrees. Sunday looks a little brighter and warmer though as more humid air begins to stream in.

After that, the heat and humidity breaks Friday.

Environment Canada also warned that children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors are particularly at risk. The warning states that the heat can create 'a risky situation in which heat-related illnesses are likely, especially for those living in un-air-conditioned homes or apartments, ' the weather service said. But with the cold front lingering nearby, so will clouds along with a few showers.

The National Weather Service wants you to stay inside Wednesday. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Anyone seeking relief from the heat can head to the following air conditioned spaces.

We are waking up to temps in the 70s, and it's still quite humid.

The NWS Wakefield regional office has issued a heat advisory for Greater Williamsburg and surrounding areas Wednesday.

Heat-index forecast for Tuesday afternoon. Highs will hit the low to maybe mid 80s depending on sky coverage between shower chances and it will be breezy again SW 10-20 miles per hour.

By Wednesday afternoon, the wind will be a bit more southerly (as opposed to southwesterly), which may keep the coast in the 80s; perhaps upper 70s from Rockland into Downeast Maine.

Over the weekend, severe weather struck the Midwest.