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. Read More...
Overnight Partly cloudy, with a steady temperature around 56. Northwest wind around 9 mph.
Thursday Sunny, with a high near 70. West wind 9 to 14 mph.
Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers after 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 49. Northwest wind 9 to 11 mph.
Friday A chance of showers, with thunderstorms also possible after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 67. West wind around 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Friday Night A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm, then a slight chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 52. West wind 5 to 10 mph becoming light northwest in the evening. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Saturday A slight chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 73.
Saturday Night A slight chance of showers before 11pm. Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.