South Bend- and Michiana-area weather could feature record highs

SOUTH BEND – After powerful storms and heavy rainfall hit the Michiana region Monday night, watch out for high humidity and possible record-high temperatures next.

Tuesday and Wednesday are forecasted to be the hottest days this week with expected temperatures as high as 99 and 97 degrees, respectively. With humidity, the heat index could reach 109 degrees. After sunset, temperatures will remain high – expected to remain in the mid-70s both Tuesday and Wednesday night, according to the National Weather Service.

Wednesday night, right as the heat warning is set to expire. Thursday will be cool with a high of 90 degrees before temperatures fall back into the weekend, according to the weather service.

Heavy storms Monday night added stress for many in the region preparing for the heat. WSBT-TV, the Tribune’s reporting partner, reports multiple instances across the area of ​​storm damage.

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