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Dangerous heat continues across lower Miss. Valley, Deep South

High temperatures and dew points will persist Thursday into Friday across parts of the lower Miss. Valley & Deep South, creating dangerous heat index values in excess of 110 degrees for some locations. Heat Advisories & Excessive Heat Warnings are in effect across the region. Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside & know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Florence, Florence Regional Airport (KFLO)

Lat: 34.19°NLon: 79.73°WElev: 148ft.

Fair

87°F

31°C

Humidity 51%
Wind Speed W 5 mph
Barometer 29.97 in (1014.5 mb)
Dewpoint 67°F (19°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index90°F (32°C)
Last update 30 Jul 9:53 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Florence SC

  • Today

    Today: Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.

    Hot

    High: 98 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight.  Chance of precipitation is 20%.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am.  Partly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 93 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 72 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Increasing clouds and hot, with a high near 98. Heat index values as high as 104. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Tonight
A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 93. North wind 5 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Saturday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Sunday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Sunday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 94.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 95.
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Point Forecast:
Florence SC
 34.18°N 79.79°W (Elev. 118 ft)
10:01 am EDT Jul 30, 2015
10am EDT Jul 30, 2015-6pm EDT Aug 5, 2015
 
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