FIRST ALERT: Hot and humid Today, turning stormy Thursday-Sunday

FIRST ALERT: Hot and humid Today, turning stormy Thursday-Sunday

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - More heat and humidity are on the way the next few days. First Alert Weather Days posted today and tomorrow for the heat and humidity.

Dominic Brown's evening forecast

First Alert Weather Headlines:

· Alert Days are posted for today and Thursday (4th of July) for the heat and humidity

· We’re expecting highs in the upper 90s this afternoon. Heat index values will be between 100 and 104.

· For July 4th, expect highs in the mid 90s. Heat index values will be around 97-101. A few storms are possible Thursday evening. Rain chances are around 40%.

· More showers and storms are in your forecast Friday through the weekend. Highs will be in the low to mid 90s.

· A few more storms are possible next week with highs in the lower 90s.

First Alert Weather Story:

Today is an Alert Day. More hot, humid weather is expected. High temperatures will be in the upper 90s. When you factor in the humidity, it will feel like 100 to 104! An isolated shower or storm could develop. Rain chances are around 20%.

For Independence Day (Thursday), be prepared for more heat and humidity. Now it won’t be as hot but it will still be very humid. Highs will be in the mid 90s by afternoon. But because of the humidity, it will likely feel like 101. Drink plenty of water, find some shade, and take it easy! Again, Thursday is an Alert Day for the heat. A few thunderstorms are also possible Thursday afternoon and evening. Rain chances are around 40%. Otherwise, expect partly cloudy skies.

More showers and storms are in your forecast Friday through your weekend. Rain chances are around 30-40%. Highs will be in the low to mid 90s. We’re expecting some more rain next week with highs in the 90s.

Alert Day Today: Partly cloudy. Hot & humid with highs in the upper 90s. Heat Index 100+. Isolated storms possible (20%).

Tonight: A few clouds. Isolated shower/storm early (20%). Warm and muggy. Lows in the mid 70s.

Alert Day Thursday: Partly cloudy. Hot & humid with highs in the upper 90s. Heat index 100+. A few storms (40%).

Friday: Partly cloudy. Scattered storms (50%). Hot & humid. Highs in the low 90s.

Saturday: Partly cloudy. Chance of storms (30%). Hot & humid. Highs in the low 90s.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. Chance of storms (40%). Hot & humid. Highs in the low 90s.

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