FIRST ALERT: 90s today but temps around 100 next week! Alert Days Posted

FIRST ALERT: 90s today but temps around 100 next week! Alert Days Posted

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Extreme heat expected leading up to the 4th of July. Alert Days have been posted.

Kevin Arnone's June 30 evening forecast

First Alert Weather Headlines

· We’re tracking highs in the mid 90s for your weekend. Isolated downpours and storms are possible (20%)

· Extreme heat moves into the Midlands for next week

· Alert Days are posted from Tuesday through Thursday (4th of July) for the extreme heat

· We’re expecting highs near 100 degrees. Heat index values will be between 102 and 108

· Rain chances are around 20-30% for most of next week

First Alert Weather Story:

High pressure will control our weather from offshore over the next several days, giving way to some very intense heat that will last for a few days.

So, as we move through your weekend, expect highs in the mid 90s. Heat index values will be a little higher. We’ll see a mix of sun and clouds. An isolated shower or storm is possible. Rain chances are around 20%.

Next week, the heat will be on for sure! High temperatures will climb into the upper 90s on Monday. Then, get ready! Alert Days are posted for the extreme heat from Tuesday through Thursday. We’ll likely see heat index values between 102 and 108 degrees Tuesday-Thursday. Rain chances are around 20-30% for most of the week.

Today: A mix of sun and clouds. An isolated downpour or storm possible (20%). Hot & humid. Highs in the mid 90s.

Tonight: A few passing clouds with lows in the 70s.

Monday: A mix of sun and clouds. An isolated downpour or storm possible (20%). Hot & humid. Highs in the upper 90s.

Alert Day Tuesday: A mix of sun and clouds. An isolated downpour or storm possible (20%). Hot & humid. Highs near 100. Heat Index 100+.

Alert Day Wednesday: A mix of sun and clouds. An isolated downpour or storm possible (20%). Hot & humid. Highs near 100. Heat Index 100+

Alert Day Thursday: A mix of sun and clouds. An isolated downpour or storm possible (20%). Hot & humid. Highs near 100. Heat Index 100+

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