Monday Live Doppler Weather Blog 13: Dangerous Heat Returns

High heat and humidity return this week, with a stretch of temperatures over 90 degrees.

INDIANAPOLIS – After a nice weekend, more heat and possibly more humidity are moving in this week. But humidity will remain low at least for today, with dew points in the 40s.

The ridge in the upper levels returns, allowing temperatures to soar into the low 90s.

Monday will be sunny and warm with a light southwesterly wind. Afternoon highs will climb 90 degrees. Humidity remains low, keeping our “like” temperatures near 90 degrees.

With the dry air in place, temperatures will easily drop into the low 60s, which is close to normal for this time of year.

Tuesday marks the first astronomical day of summer. The summer solstice is at 5:13 a.m.

Temperatures will soar into the mid-90s, making the longest day of the year – as measured by daylight hours – also the hottest day this year. At least Tuesday will be a little windy with winds blowing around 20 mph.

Tuesday night will be warm and a bit peaky as temperatures only drop into the 70s.

More humidity arrives Wednesday with dew points climbing into the upper 60s and 70s.

Wednesday’s air temperature will climb back into the mid-90s with heat indices hitting the triple digits.

An isolated thunderstorm will also be possible, but most areas will remain dry on Wednesday.

Otherwise, hot and dry conditions will continue through the weekend.