An EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING is in effect for counties along the Mississippi River and most of eastern AR through 8 PM. This includes Shelby county and Memphis. The heat index will reach 110 or higher in spots. The rest of the area will will like 105 or higher. A stray shower or storm will still be possible this afternoon through early evening, but many areas will stay dry. Clouds will mix with sun at times. It will be warmer with highs around 90.
TONIGHT: Partly cloudy and muggy. Winds: SW 5 mph. Lows in the upper 70s.
THURSDAY/FRIDAY: Expect a mix of sun and clouds both days. It will be hot and steamy with highs in the lower 90s and the heat index from 105-110. A stray shower can’t be ruled out, but it’s only a 20% chance, mainly in northeast Mississippi. Lows will be in the mid to upper 70s.
WEEKEND: More hot and humid conditions with highs in the low to mid 90s and lows in the mid to upper 70s. A stray shower or storm is possible Saturday, but most areas will stay dry. Look for a little higher coverage of showers or storms Sunday as a front nears from the north. The heat index will be around 105 Saturday.
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