Heat index could exceed 100 this weekend

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - After a few days with low humidity, temperatures will be rising back up today. High temperatures will be in the lower 90s. Thankfully, humidity levels will still be lower, so there won’t be a heat index. Tonight will be partly cloudy with low temperatures in the upper 60s to lower 70s.

TODAY: Partly cloudy. High: 92. Winds will be northeast 5-10 mph.

TONIGHT: Partly cloudy. Low: 72. Winds northeast 5 mph.

WEEKEND: High temperatures will be in the mid-90s this weekend, but the humidity will make it feel like 100. Sunday will likely be the hotter day of the weekend. We will have sunshine most of the weekend, but a few more clouds will mix in Sunday and there could be an afternoon pop-up shower. However, most of the area and we are not anticipating any severe weather.

NEXT WEEK: It will be hot and humid next week with high temperatures in the mid-90s and a heat index up to 105. Afternoon showers will be possible Tuesday and Wednesday and there will be more clouds cover those days.

Brittney Bryant

WMC Action News 5 Meteorologist

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