MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Happy Friday!
- Hot and steamy this evening - as promised - with widely scattered showers and thunderstorms
- Some of these storms are also producing hail
- Temperatures across the region are averaging a heat index in the upper 90s this evening
- Overnight lows will stay very warm - near 76 at its coolest
- Scattered showers and storms will be active every day until the middle of next week when chances will lower
- Heat index readings will stay consistently in the 100 - 105 range over the next week +
- This type of sustained heat can overwhelm the body’s cooling system - please take it seriously
- When working outdoors, pre-schedule breaks; seek AC frequently; hydrate all day long
- AND NEVER, EVER, EVER leave a child or pet in a hot car! Ever.
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