PITTSBURGH (KDKA)–Happy Independence Day!

KDKA Meteorologist Kristin Emery’s Fourth of July forecast is full of hot and humid conditions as we inch toward the upper 80s for highs this afternoon.

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High dewpoints will keep the air feeling muggy and daytime heating this afternoon and early evening will fuel scattered showers and thunderstorms in the same way they did Wednesday.

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Once we lose daytime heating with sunset, any storms should die out so that will work in favor of a dry fireworks forecast.

More the same pattern in store Friday and Saturday before a cold front moves through and leads to dry weather to start Monday.

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