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Oppressive heat and humidity building into the central and southeast U.S.

A heat wave is building into parts of the central and southeast U.S. this week. The combination of heat and humidity will lead to dangerous heat indices, especially in parts of the central Mississippi River Valley where an Excessive Heat Warning is in effect. Heat Advisories are in effect elsewhere across the region. Relief is not expected for several days.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

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7 Day Forecast

Overnight

Isolated Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 20%

Isolated
Showers

Low: 70 °F

Thursday

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Heavy
Rain

High: 90 °F

Thursday
Night

Heavy Rain Chance for Measurable Precipitation 60%

Heavy
Rain

Low: 71 °F

Friday

Scattered Thunderstorms Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Scattered
Thunderstorms

High: 86 °F

Friday
Night

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 50%

Chance
Showers

Low: 68 °F

Saturday

Chance Showers Chance for Measurable Precipitation 40%

Chance
Showers

High: 79 °F

Saturday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 64 °F

Sunday

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

High: 76 °F

Sunday
Night

Mostly Cloudy

Mostly
Cloudy

Low: 61 °F

Detailed Forecast

  • Overnight Isolated showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. South wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
  • Thursday Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after 5pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming west around 6 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Thursday Night Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 8pm. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Calm wind. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
  • Friday Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming northeast around 5 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68. East wind 5 to 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
  • Saturday A chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 79. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Sunday Mostly cloudy, with a high near 76.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy, with a low around 61.
  • Monday Partly sunny, with a high near 77.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 62.
  • Tuesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 80.
  • Tuesday Night Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.
  • Wednesday Mostly sunny, with a high near 85.