- Associated Press - Monday, July 27, 2015

July 27—EVANSVILLE — The 90-degree daily high temperatures should be coming back to Evansville starting today, and the heat is expected to stay a few days, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

It hasn’t been officially at least 90 degrees at the Evansville Regional Airport since July 19.

The heat index could reach as high as 105 degrees on Tuesday. A heat advisory for much of Tuesday morning has already been issued for areas west of Evansville. On Monday, the mercury is expected to top out right at 90 degrees here. Tuesday’s and Wednesday’s actual high temperature should reach 92 degrees in Evansville, meteorologists predict. Though Tuesday is expected to feel like the hottest day of the week, all three days could see triple-digit heat index readings in the afternoon, according to weather service predictions.

Of course, this kind of heat is not unusual for the Evansville area in late July, The average high temperature during this time of year is in the high-80s.

There will be some rain and storm chances in the area as well during the next few days. A shower already moved through Downtown Evansville early Monday morning, and a 30 percent chance of precipitation was forecast for the area until later this morning. There is also a 20 percent chance of showers or storms on Tuesday and a 40 percent chance of storms in Wednesday’s forecast, according to the weather service. Storms produced on Wednesday could have the potential to become severe, according to a weather service advisory. That Monday morning advisory said heavy rain, hail or high winds could be possible.

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