Hot temperatures across the west; southeast

Heat and humidity will impact the southeast early this week. Heat indices over 100 degrees are expected from the Texas Gulf Coast to the Florida Panhandle, into the lower Mississippi Valley and portions of Alabama and Georgia. Excessive heat will return to the Desert Southwest Monday and persist through the week. Temperatures over 100 will also expand to the Intermountain West.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Muscle Shoals, North West Alabama Regional Airport (KMSL)

Lat: 34.74°NLon: 87.6°WElev: 548ft.

Fair

79°F

26°C

Humidity 77%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.08 in (1017.9 mb)
Dewpoint 71°F (22°C)
Visibility 9.00 mi
Heat Index82°F (28°C)
Last update 27 Jun 7:53 am CDT
Extended Forecast for

5 Miles W Sheffield AL

  • Today

    Today: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon.  Increasing clouds, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.  Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    T-storms
    Likely

    High: 90 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable  in the evening.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 71 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 69 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.

    Sunny

    High: 89 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 65.

    Mostly Clear

    Low: 65 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Thursday
    Night

    Thursday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 67 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

    Slight Chance
    T-storms

    High: 91 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Increasing clouds, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 97. Light and variable wind becoming north 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Tonight
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light and variable in the evening.
Tuesday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 91. Light north wind increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tuesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 69. North wind around 5 mph.
Wednesday
Sunny, with a high near 89. Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday Night
Mostly clear, with a low around 65.
Thursday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90.
Thursday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 67.
Friday
A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.
Friday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71.
Saturday
A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 72.
Sunday
A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 87.
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Point Forecast:
5 Miles W Sheffield AL
 34.75°N 87.79°W (Elev. 499 ft)
7:50 am CDT Jun 27, 2016
8am CDT Jun 27, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 3, 2016
 
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