Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) – The dangerously hot temperatures have returned to the Gulf Coast with record-breaking heat expected through the week.


Today will be even hotter with highs closer to 105°F for most north of I-10. An EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING is in place for most of the News 5 area (MS counties, Mobile, Washington, Clarke and Baldwin counties in AL and NW FL counties) from 10 AM until 8 PM for heat index values near 116°F. Monroe, Conecuh, and Escambia counties in Alabama are under a HEAT ADVISORY for the same times for heat index values around 112°F.


Heat records will likely be broken starting Wednesday. This hot pattern continues through the week and into the weekend.


Drink plenty of water, take breaks in the A/C and take care of your pets!