FORECAST: Heat alert!

By eth | June 13, 2018

We’re sweating through the hottest days of the year so far!The Valley is under an Excessive Heat Warning through Wednesday as temperatures top out near 110 degrees.Take action on these ABC15 Weather Action Days to protect yourself from this dangerous heat. Get any outdoor activities done early in the morning, stay in air-conditioned places during the afternoon and drink more water than you usually do.  LOCATIONS OF HEAT-RELIEF STATIONS AROUND THE VALLEYThen get ready for our first round of monsoon storms!This time it’s not just monsoon moisture flowing in. It’s also remnant moisture from Hurricane Bud and that will significantly increase our storm chances. We’re tracking a slight chance of isolated showers and thunderstorms on Thursday, but the best bet for widespread rain will be Friday afternoon and evening. We could see rain showers linger into Saturday morning, too. Rainfall totals could end up around a quarter of an inch in the Valley if the moisture plume stays on track. If it ends up shifting a bit east, we could end up with nothing at all. So, stay stuned! We’ll keep you posted as the new forecast models come in. Gusty winds and blowing dust will possible too, especially on Thursday.Humidity will go up, but temperatures will drop quite a bit as we head into Father’s Day weekend.Daytime highs will fall into the 90s Friday and stay there through the weekend. _______________________________________ Share your weather photos and videos with us anytime. Email [email protected]_________________________________________2018 Rainfall totals:Sky Harbor Official Rainfall: 0.77″ (-2.44″ from average)Valley Average (Phoenix Rainfall Index): 0.88″ (-2.05″ from average)__________________________________________Daily rainfall reports from all across the Valley can be found here .__________________________________________See the full 7-Day forecastInteractive Arizona Radar