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 39. Northwest wind around 6 mph.
Thursday Areas of drizzle before 11am, then a slight chance of showers after 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 47. Light and variable wind becoming southwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.
Thursday Night A 20 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 38. West southwest wind 7 to 9 mph becoming north 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 49. North wind 8 to 10 mph becoming east in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Friday Night A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 36. North northeast wind 9 to 17 mph, with gusts as high as 22 mph.
Saturday Mostly sunny, with a high near 50.
Saturday Night Mostly clear, with a low around 38.