The heat and humidity came roaring back into the Tri-State on Wednesday. Heat index values topped 100 degrees by Wednesday afternoon. More oppressive heat is on the way for Thursday:
Friday will also be very hot and humid as the mercury rises into the lower 90's, the heat index will tack on another 5-10 degrees by afternoon:
The Storm Prediction Center extended the slight risk for severe weather into southwestern Indiana, although the severe weather appears to be holding along and north of Interstate 70 near Indianapolis. A few storms may stray south later Wednesday night and early Thursday morning:
Just a general risk of thunderstorms on Thursday as the main energy heads into northern Ohio:
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