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High heat numbers still expected through weekend

Published: Jul. 30, 2021 at 9:10 AM CDT
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PINE BELT (WDAM) - An Excessive Heat Warning will remain in effect until 7 p.m. Saturday.

You can expect overnight lows in the upper 70s tonight with highs in the upper 90s during the day on Saturday. Heat index numbers will be around 110 for Saturday.

Sunday looks to be hot as well with highs in the mid-90s with a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms.

By Monday a cool front is expected to bring rain and slightly cooler weather to the area with highs in the upper 80s all the way into Thursday and lows around 70 to possibly the upper 60s by Thursday morning.

By Friday and the end of next weekend, average temperatures will rule with a chance for showers and thunderstorms each day with highs in the lower 90s and lows in the lower 70s.

Make sure you drink plenty of water and take breaks often to cool yourself down. Please check on people that may not have air conditioning and don’t forget your pets and livestock as well.

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