An abundance of sunshine will once again look good on the surface, but could cause big medical problems in the long term. The Heat Advisory, which has been active all week long, will stay alive for one more day. Today's highs will be in the mid 90s, the heat index expected to top the 107 mark. Winds southeast at 5-10 mph, and there's a slight chance of showers in the forecast today, scraping up to 20% - south of I-20.
Tonight the chances of rain will ease up to near 30% chance of a quick spot showers. The main change will be the additional clouds during the overnight period, keeping it humid during the overnight period. Temps will fall back to the mid to lower 70s.
Tomorrow will be the breakthrough day on two fronts, a break in the heat and the drought. The chances of showers rise to 40-60% in most areas for Saturday. This much needed rain will help to cool off our conditions and break our streak of Heat Advisory days. Temps are expected only to climb into the 80s, winds will shift NW 10-15 mph. Next week the temps will stay in the 80s, much cooler than the dog days of summer we suffered through this previous week.
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