Hot and humid, heat index reaching 109 – 8-7-19

Here’s a quick rundown of the weather today across Mississippi.

In north Mississippi, mostly sunny today with a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs will climb into the lower to mid-90s. Heat index readings will range from 104 to 109. At night, there will be partly cloudy skies int he evening, then becoming mostly cloudy. Showers and thunderstorms are possible after midnight and lows will dip down into the mid-70s.

In central Mississippi, mostly sunny with showers and thunderstorms possible. Temperatures will reach the mid-90s and the heat index will once again rise into the triple digits and be anywhere from 104 to 109. In the evening, mostly clear with showers and thunderstorms and then lows dropping down into the mid-70s.

In south Mississippi, sunny skies with showers and thunderstorms in the morning and afternoon. Highs are rising into the lower to mid-90s today and the heat index will range from 102 to107. Tonight, partly cloudy with showers and thunderstorms. Lows will be in the mid to upper 70s.