WJZ's Bob Turk has the Thursday afternoon weather update.

Oppressively muggy air over the region Thursday is forecast to help fuel storm chances in the afternoon and evening.

Temperatures are forecast to reach the upper 80s, with dew points in the upper 60s and lower 70s making it feel hot and uncomfortable. Storms are possible in the afternoon and evening hours.

Storm chances extend into Friday, with humidity remaining high and temperatures reaching the lower 80s.

Highs are forecast to drop back to the upper 70s Friday and Saturday, with storm chances lingering into Saturday. Cloudy skies are forecast for the weekend.