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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Current Conditions

Franklin County

Zone Forecast

  • Rest Of Tonight Mostly clear. Near steady temperature in the lower 70s. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Thursday Hot and humid. Mostly sunny. High in the mid 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Thursday Night Mostly clear. Low in the mid 70s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 early in the evening. Light wind.
  • Friday Hot and humid. Mostly sunny. High in the upper 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 105 in the afternoon. Southwest wind around 10 mph.
  • Friday Night Mostly clear. Low in the mid 70s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 early in the evening. Light wind.
  • Saturday Hot and humid. Mostly sunny. High in the upper 90s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly clear. Low in the mid 70s. Highest heat index readings of around 100 in the evening.
  • Sunday Through Monday Mostly clear. High in the mid 90s. Low in the lower 70s. Heat index readings of around 100.
  • Monday Night Partly cloudy. Low around 70.
  • Tuesday And Tuesday Night Partly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High in the mid 90s. Low in the lower 70s.
  • Wednesday Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. High around 90.