What we're working on Wednesday afternoon

Good afternoon,

Here's a look at what's trending on http://www.wmcactionnews5.com and what we're working on today.


* Heat Index 100-105
* Scattered showers
* Dry for Solar Eclipse

We're seeing mainly overcast skies as we start this afternoon, but some sun should come out for a bit. Humidity levels will be much more telling of this time of year with highs in the lower 90s and a heat index of 100-103 degrees. A pop-up shower will be possible this afternoon, but most of the area will stay dry today.

TODAY: Partly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers. Winds: SW 5-10 mph. High: 91

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Winds: SW 5-10 mph. Low: 77

REST OF THE WEEK: Rain chances will start going back up on Thursday and scattered thunderstorms will be likely. A stray shower could pop up on Friday, but most of us will stay dry. Temperatures will be near normal all week with highs in the low 90s and a heat index around 100 degrees.

Meteorologist Andrew Kozak has your full 7-day forecast here: http://www.wmcactionnews5.com/weather

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