81° with a 73° dew point at 8AM means an oppressive day of warmth is ahead of us. The combination of tropical like dew points and high temps will make it feel like 93°-96° across parts of the region today.
The only relief will likely come in the form of thunderstorms that will likely form this afternoon. We will monitor the potential for a few of these storms to become strong to severe. If you are cooling off near the water today, stay weather aware for developing storms.