First Alert Forecast: Stray shower this evening - More heat and humidity tomorrow

Published: Aug. 7, 2019 at 11:35 PM EDT
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Big time summer heat and humidity returning to the Midlands the next few days

Weather Headlines:

- A few isolated showers this evening (20%)

- Drying out overnight tonight with passing clouds and lows in the 70s

- High temps Thursday around 96 but feeling 101-105

- Drier weather expected Thursday and Friday before 20% storm chances return this weekend

Weather Discussion:

A few isolated showers for your Wednesday evening but most of our viewing area does stay dry. Temperatures fall from the 90s down into the 80s then eventually into the 70s as we wake up Thursday AM.

Just a few passing clouds overnight tonight. As we go into the day on Thursday well sunshine with a few passing clouds. High temperatures on Thursday will jump into the mid 90s. When you factor in the humidity, it will feel more like 101F-105F at times.

We’re expecting drier weather Thursday and Friday before a 20% rain chance returns for the weekend. High temperatures on Friday will be 97. But it will not be as humid as Thursday, it will feel like 99F-102F.

As far as the weekend is concerned, we’re expecting a 20% chance for showers and storms each afternoon. Highs will be in the low to mid 90s but the humidity returns and it will feel like 100-103.

Tropics are quiet! We’ll keep an eye on it for you.


Tonight: Scattered shower this evening (20%). Drying out after midnight with lows in the 70s.

Thursday: Sunshine with passing clouds. Hot and humid with highs around 96 but feeling like 101-105.

Friday: Sunshine with passing clouds. Hot but not as humid with highs around 97 but feeling like 99-102.

Saturday: Partly cloudy, isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the low to mid 90s. Rain chance 20%

Sunday: Partly cloudy, isolated afternoon thunderstorms. Highs in the low to mid 90s. Rain chance 20%

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