Heat index at or above 100° expected across the Mid-South this week

WATCH: FOX13's Monday night weather forecast
  • Hot & humid conditions are settling into the Mid-South
  • Isolated showers & storms will slowly weaken towards sunset
  • A very warm night ahead
  • Overnight low near 75°
  • A heat index at or above 100° expected over the next several days
  • Tuesday: scattered showers & storms and a heat index of 102°
  • Current data points to Thursday being the hottest (and potentially most hazardous) day of the week
  • Thursday heat index currently expected to be near 108°
  • A “cool” front Friday brings a “slight” break to the region – but heat index readings will still be in the upper 90′s
  • Please be cautious and aware when exercising or working outdoors