High heat today, Some afternoon thunder


Mobile, Ala. (WKRG) — Even though school is starting, it still feels very much like summer! We stay in a similar weather pattern today. Most of the day will be mostly sunny to partly cloudy, but scattered thunderstorms are likely this afternoon. Rain coverage will be near 40%. This means not everyone will see a cooling shower or thunderstorm. A few thunderstorms could be strong with frequent lighting, heavy rain and gusty winds. This afternoon brings high heat. Highs will reach the middle 90s north of I-10 and low 90s south of I-10. Humidity will make it feel as hot as 110°. Stay hydrated and take breaks during your after school activities.

If you are headed to the beach today, you will only dodge a few isolated showers and storms today. Highs reach the low 90s. Water temperature is near 87 degrees and there is a low risk of rip currents. The UV index will be extreme.

Tomorrow, rain coverage will hold near 40% as as highs hold in the low and middle 90s. It will feel hot and humid. The morning will be muggy in the low and middle 70s. The weekend looks to be half wet with hot afternoons in the low and middle 90s.

The tropics are quiet and expected to stay that way for the next 5 days.

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