Weather from NBC Storm Team 4 — Updated 7:09 p.m., Aug. 3, 2015

High pressure provided another mostly sunny and hot day. As it begins to move away Monday night, it will help to pump in more humidity which will set the stage for a chance for mainly afternoon thunderstorms on Tuesday; and Tuesday will be yet another day in the heat wave, which is now at 11 days. The thunderstorms will be kicked off by a couple of weak cold fronts and behind those fronts more comfortable weather will take over for Wednesday and Thursday. The weather those days still looks hot, just less humid. There’s a chance for some soaking rains, then, moving in for Friday and perhaps part of Saturday, especially in the morning.

REST OF MONDAY EVENING: Mostly clear. Warm and sticky.
Temperatures falling through the 80s into the upper 70s.

OVERNIGHT: Mostly clear early, then a few clouds, especially near the Blue Ridge.
Lows: upper 60s and lower 70s.

TUESDAY: Partly sunny with increasing clouds. A few afternoon thunderstorms.
Highs: upper 80s and lower 90s.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny. Hot but less humid.
Highs: upper 80s to near 90.

THURSDAY: Mostly to partly sunny. Very warm and seasonable and comfortable. Increasing clouds late.
Highs: upper 80s.