EARLY MORNING
Mostly Clear
Warm and Muggy
LOW:  76 
WIND: S-SW 5-10

SUNRISE  6:07  a.m.
SUNSET   9:25  p.m.

WHAT WE'RE TRACKING
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING (until Sunday 8pm)
Warm and Muggy Nights
Hot and Humid Today and Sunday

LAKE MICHIGAN
Low to Moderate Rip Current Risk, Green and Yellow Flags for Swimming Areas
WIND: S-SW 10-15 Knots
WAVES: 1-4 Feet (higher waves north, lower south)
WATER TEMPS:  Lake Michigan: mid-upper 60s.  (Reeds Lake 77 late PM)

TONIGHT  Mostly clear, warm and muggy with a nearly full moon.  Lows will be in the mid 70s with a south-southwest wind at 5-10 mph.  

LATER TODAY  Hot and humid, with highs in the mid 90s and heat index values near 105.  (It will be a little cooler near Lake Michigan).  Temperatures will hold in the mid-upper 70s Sat. night. 

SUNDAY  Partly sunny through much of the day.  Cloud cover will be on the increase during the PM with a tiny front dropping into the region towards evening.  The front may touch off a scattered shower or storm from Sunday PM thru Monday AM.  Highs Sunday in the low 90s - cooler at Lake Michigan.

NEXT WEEK - Warm temperatures will rule all week long - mid 80s to low 90s most days.  We'll have small chances for a shower or t-storm - mostly Monday AM, then Thurs. and Fri.

LOOKING AHEAD  A pattern change will bring temperatures closer to average levels during the 2nd week of July, with highs back in the low-mid 80s

Bill's Blog  Bill has more on the long-range forecast and the chance of severe weather.