A dome of high pressure will take up shop over the southern Plains this weekend and a result, a large area of heat and humidity will return to the Region just in time for your Father’s Day Weekend plans. Gift idea for dad: air conditioned air.
As of today, that core of heat is well to our south leaving us with comfortable air overhead:
As we head through the week, that ridge will start building in from the southwest:
We’re WELL entrenched in the hot air by the time this weekend comes around with highs into the 90s:
The ridge actually begins to head west as a system to our north helps to “squash” it south:
Models are hinting at a stronger cold front helping to bring us cooler air the following week, but we won’t commit to that idea as it’s a bit further out.
Here’s what all of this hot, upper-air translates to numberwise here at the surface: