The first day of August came with a dose of high humidity and some strong storms for some parts of the state.

Channel 3 meteorologists tracked the storms Wednesday afternoon, some of which brought heavy rain, thunder and lightning and even prompted some weather warnings.

"Given how the day is unfolding so far, the threat for severe weather is not as high as earlier," Dixon said. "It has shifted well west of Connecticut."

Strong storms started moving into the state around 2:30 p.m.

A severe thunderstorm warning was issued for Fairfield and New Haven counties, but it has since expired.

Track the storms with Early Warning Pinpoint Doppler here.

The storms could stick around in some manner through the early evening hours.

Since the atmosphere will be loaded with moisture, showers and storms will be capable of producing torrential downpours and perhaps some very localized flooding.

Both Thursday and Friday will be partly sunny, hot and humid.

Highs will be in the 80s to near 90.

"The rest of the week will feature heat, humidity and ongoing chances for tropical downpours and perhaps some rumbles of thunder," Dixon said. "It will not rain all day, every day. There will be periods of dry weather with intervals of sunshine."

A front moves through the humid air on Saturday, which will means there's another chance for showers and a few thunderstorms.

"The unsettled weather lasts into the first half of the weekend," Dixon said. "Then, it will be quite hot Sunday into early next week with highs inland well in excess of 90."

Sunday, at the very least, will be quiet.

Read the complete technical discussion here.

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