National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

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.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Monroe County

Zone Forecast

  • Today Mostly cloudy until midday then becoming partly cloudy. A 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
  • Tonight Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
  • Friday Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. Heat index readings 96 to 101.
  • Friday Night Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in the lower 70s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph.
  • Saturday Partly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 90s. Southwest winds up to 5 mph shifting to the northwest in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Through Monday Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 70s. Highs in the lower 90s.
  • Monday Night Mostly clear. Lows around 70.
  • Tuesday And Tuesday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s. Lows in the lower 70s.
  • Wednesday Partly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the upper 80s.