Hot & mostly dry Tuesday, more wet weather expected Wednesday

Much more dry time than rainy and stormy time overall for the next week

Triple digit heat indices are going nowhere

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - The streak of mid-90s continued today... the official high temperature at the airport in Montgomery was 97°! Not only was it a bit hotter than normal, but it felt even warmer thanks to a good helping of moisture in our atmosphere. At times we dealt with heat index values at or above 100°, and more of the same is expected as the week continues.

The rain and storm chances do jump to roughly 40% Wednesday afternoon and 30-40% Thursday afternoon.

Showers and thunderstorm activity is expected to be more numerous on Wednesday.
Showers and thunderstorm activity is expected to be more numerous on Wednesday. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

While it won’t rain everywhere either of these days, the overall risk of your location seeing a shower or thunderstorm is certainly higher than it is today.

Fortunately we aren’t talking any sort of severe weather threat with this week’s storm chances. A repeat of Sunday is not in the cards.

The chance for showers and storms falls back to about 20% for Friday and Saturday. It’s possible as we get closer that those chances will need to be upped just a bit, but as of now the rain chances are looking rather bleak each of those afternoons. Highs will remain in the middle and perhaps upper 90s area-wide.

Other than a couple of days featuring slightly higher rain chances and daily heat indexes in the 100-106° range, the forecast is rather stagnant and quiet.

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