FORECAST SUMMARY:

Above average temperatures will continue today. A HEAT ADVISORY is in effect today from 12:00 p.m. through 8:00 p.m. this evening. High temperatures will range from 102° to around 105°. Make sure to hydrate and practice heat safety as the risk for heat related illness continues. There will be a light SSE breeze. Cloud cover will increase as we go throughout the day. There is a slight chance of showers and storms this afternoon and early this evening. Areas south of I-20 will have a better chance for activity. Severe storms are not expected. However, cloud to ground lightning, strong winds, and brief heavy downpours are possible. SSE winds will pick up slightly during the evening.

Overnight, temperatures will fall into the middle 70’s under mostly clear skies. A slight breeze out of the SSE will settle by daybreak Friday.

Friday through the weekend looks completely dry as the oppressive heat continues. The winds will be light.

Things won’t change much as we head into next week. Monday and Tuesday look to stay very hot and dry. There will be a breezy south wind.

FORECAST DETAILS:

Today: Partly Sunny. 20% Rain Showers and Thunderstorms. High Temperature: 103° Winds: SSE 5-10 MPH

Tonight: Mostly Clear. Low Temperature: 75° Winds: SSE 5-15 MPH

Friday: Sunny. High Temperature: 104° Winds: SE 5-10 MPH

Saturday: Sunny. High Temperature: 103° Winds: S 5-10 MPH

Sunday: Mostly Sunny. High Temperature: 104° Winds: S 5-10 G20

Monday: Mostly Sunny. Breezy. High Temperature: 105° Winds: S 10-15 G20 MPH

Tuesday: Sunny. Breezy. High Temperature: 105° Winds: S 10-15 G25

Wednesday: Mostly Sunny. Breezy. High Temperature: 106° Winds: S 10-15 G25 MPH

Average High Temperature: 96°

Average Low Temperature: 73°

Sunrise: 6:42 A.M.

Sunset: 8:47 P.M.

Meteorologist Zach Gilday