Today: Mostly Sunny. Hot. High 96. (Heat Index Near 100) Air Quality Alert

Tuesday: Mostly Sunny. Hot. High 96. (Heat Index Near 100) Air Quality Alert

Wednesday: Partly Sunny. Hot Few P.M. Storms. High 95.

Thursday: Partly Sunny. Few P.M. Storms. High 93.

Friday: Partly Sunny. Few P.M. Storms. High 90

Saturday. Partly Sunny. Few P.M. Storms. High 90.

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WEATHER SUMMARY:

High pressure at the surface and in the upper atmosphere will control the weather over the Eastern third of the U.S., including the Piedmont of NC for much of this week. This will bring generally dry and hot weather to the Piedmont. The storm chance will be very low through Wednesday with only a slightly better chance by Thursday and Friday. We will have the hottest temperatures of the year today through Thursday as highs heat up into the mid 90’s.. The heat index, or what it feels like when you combine heat and humidity will be around 100 during the period.

Today and Tuesday will be mostly sunny and very hot. Highs both days will be near 96 with the heat index approaching 100 in the afternoon hours. Tonight will be mostly clear with a low of 73. The storm chance will be 20% or less through the period.

Wednesday will be partly cloudy and hot with a 30% chance of isolated storms in the afternoon and early evening. The high will be 95 and the afternoon heat index will be around 100. For the period Thursday and Friday, it will be partly cloudy with a better 40% chance of afternoon and evening storms. The high will be 93 on Thursday and 90 on Friday. Morning lows this week will be near 74 on Tuesday and Wednesday, and near 73 on Thursday.

The normal high is 86, and the normal low is 66.

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