Temps predicted to reach mid-90s for Memorial Day in Chicago

Near record setting temperatures, storm chances this weekend.

Memorial Day weekend 2018: Storms, clouds dominate forecast

Akron's record for Monday is 93 degrees set in 1911, according to the National Weather Service. With a forecast high of 95, we will shatter another record today for both Memorial Day and May 28. Temperatures will drop for the start of the week, but the humidity remains high.

"Watching for isolated to scattered thunderstorms across most of Central New York and the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania Monday afternoon", the weather service reported.

In case you were wondering subtropical storm Alberto.it will make landfall across the Western Panhandle of Florida or Southern Alabama Memorial Day with tropical storm force winds and 6 to 12"+ of rain".

Memorial Day: Thunderstorms increasing.

Rain could be heavy at times, and that heightens flooding concerns.

Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents
Torrential rain sent water rushing into Ellicott City on Sunday for the second time in less than two years . Kittleman said the damage was significant and appeared to him to be worse than the flooding two years ago.

In the extended, tomorrow should be mainly dry with the exception of a late day storm, with Wednesday featuring the best chance of rain for the next 10 days.

Even hotter weather is expected on Sunday, and the Weather Service in the Twin Cities has issued a heat advisory for Hennepin and Ramsey counties from 1 p.m.to 8 p.m. Sunday.

Tuesday, which is forecast to be cloudy with a high near 85, is expected to have a 70 percent chance of precipitation as well, so showers and thunderstorms are likely. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Wednesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. 92 is the record high set in 2012.

Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.

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