A heat advisory continues to be in effect at the start of the week due to extreme high temperatures in the interior, with a low pressure system over the island and maximums expected to rise to around 41 degrees.
Weather officials have issued a yellow warning for the midday on Monday, from 11am through 5pm, citing inland “extreme high temperature” expected to rise to around 41° degrees Celsius.
Very hot through mid-week
In addition to a low pressure system over the island, a warm front with accompanied rising humidity levels is also moving in, with temperatures expected to remain high on Tuesday and drop slightly by mid-week to remain just above normal averages for this time of year.
Monday skies will be mostly clear while very strong winds are expected along the southern coastline in the afternoon. Maximum highs are expected to reach 41 inland, around 32 in the west, and around 33 in all other coastal regions and up in the mountains.
Clear skies are also expected in the evening with low cloud formations out west and a chance of misty weather over local areas overnight.
Minimum lows will drop to 23 degrees inland, around 24 in the south and eastern parts, around 22 in all other coastal regions, while it will be around 20 in the mountains.