The latest northeast Wisconsin weather forecast from Storm Team 5…

Thursday brings increasing sunshine, heat and big time humidity! Many records may be broken as daytime highs surge into the upper 80s and lower 90s away from the lake. 60s and 70s along the Lake Michigan shoreline. At least we have a breeze developing out of the south from 10 to 20 miles per hour. Heat index values could approach the mid to upper 90s through the afternoon.

SOMETHING TO WATCH: A few thunderstorms are expected over the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and northern Wisconsin later in the day that could drop south enough to move into our far northern communities. A few storms could be strong with hail and heavy rain possible.

Good news for tonight as the evening will be warm with a few clouds, but the humidity should be dropping at that point. The low is 66 degrees.

Friday will also be very hot with upper 80s to near 90 degrees planned again away from the lake. Plenty of sunshine again, but the afternoon and evening could have developing thunderstorms. 3pm to 8pm will have a chance for strong thunderstorms producing gusty winds and hail. Some t-storms may linger into the night but won’t be as strong at that point.