Record-breaking heat in store next few days

A record high temp was set today, and more records could be broken this week!

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - VERY warm temperatures are in store for us! Today, Montgomery set a record high temperature of 89°. This beats the old record of 87°, which was set and tied in 1910, 1936 and 2007. Even more potential record-breaking heat is possible tomorrow and Saturday.

Friday high temperature is forecast to be 89°, which would tie the record set in 1910. Saturday’s high temperature is also forecast to be 89°, which would beat the record of 87°, set in 1989.

Record heat likely
Record heat likely (Source: WSFA 12 News)

Many areas to the south and west of Montgomery will reach the 90-degree mark at least once or twice over the next three days. Fortunately, though, it won’t be overly humid. You will notice the mugginess increase for Friday and especially Saturday, but it won’t be enough to cause any big heat index concerns.

7 day forecast
7 day forecast (Source: WSFA 12 News)

A fading line of showers could impact us Saturday night into Sunday, but cooler weather and a much better chance of rain and perhaps thunderstorms return for early next week.

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