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 Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. North northwest wind 5 to 7 mph.
Thursday Areas of drizzle before 11am, then a slight chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 50. Calm wind becoming west 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 43. West wind around 9 mph becoming northeast in the evening.
Friday A slight chance of showers, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 11am. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 55. North northeast wind 7 to 10 mph becoming southeast in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 44. North northeast wind 10 to 18 mph, with gusts as high as 23 mph.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 56.
Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 45.