Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Muscle Shoals, North West Alabama Regional Airport (KMSL)

Lat: 34.74°NLon: 87.6°WElev: 548ft.

Fair

84°F

29°C

Humidity 72%
Wind Speed SW 7 mph
Barometer 30.04 in (1016.6 mb)
Dewpoint 74°F (23°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index91°F (33°C)
Last update 24 Jul 8:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Sheffield AL

  • Today

    Today: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm  after midnight.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 76 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm.  Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 97 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 75 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 95 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 92.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 92 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Partly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 104. Southwest wind around 5 mph.
Tonight
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 76. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm after midnight.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1pm. Mostly sunny and hot, with a high near 97. Heat index values as high as 106. West wind around 5 mph becoming south in the afternoon.
Monday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 75. Calm wind.
Tuesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 95. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74.
Wednesday
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 92.
Wednesday Night
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Thursday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Friday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90.
Friday Night
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73.
Saturday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Sheffield AL
 34.75°N 87.79°W (Elev. 499 ft)
8:50 am CDT Jul 24, 2016
9am CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 30, 2016
 
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