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First Alert Forecast: hit, miss storms with increasing heat stress potential

Published: Jul. 23, 2021 at 4:49 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2021 at 12:24 PM CDT
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Summertime heat and humidity is back in full swing after an unsettled July so far... Highs will reach the low 90s this afternoon but feels like temperatures will exceed 100°. Anticipate scattered downpours and storms today and tomorrow as a couple of disturbances move overhead, but no washouts are anticipated!

Temperatures will be regularly starting out in the mid 70s and topping out in the low-mid 90s through the rest of the 7-day forecast. Of course, with the added humidity, dangerous feels like temperatures above 105° will be possible at times. Be sure to stay hydrated if you have any upcoming plans outdoors!

Outside of a few spotty downpours from time-to-time Sunday and Monday, scattered storms will increase in coverage a bit by Tuesday and Wednesday of next week.

Rachel Coulter

WLBT/FOX 40 First Alert Meteorologist

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