Wednesday Morning: Scattered storms today; Cranking up the heat this weekend

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StormTracker Morning Forecast…

Today: Mix of sun and clouds. Rain coverage will be lower area-wide because today is a transitional day as we begin to switch to a drier weather pattern. Scattered showers and storms, mainly along and north of I-10/I-12. Rain chances will be highest in Mississippi. Rain chance is 40-50%. Highs will be in the upper 80s to lower 90s. Some spots could be cooler or warmer all depending on which areas get rain. All in all, heat indices will range from 99°F-105°F.

Tonight: Partly cloudy with a low temperature near 75°F.

Thursday: A few showers around, but most will stay dry and hot with highs in the lower 90s. Feels like temperatures will be in the 100s. Rain chance is around 20%.

Friday: Getting hot and the mostly dry conditions continue. Rain chance is around 20%. High near 94°F.

Weekend: Hot and a few spotty storms at times. Highs near 95°F with heat indices around 110°F or higher. Heat advisory may be issued. Rain chance is around 20%.

Monday: Rain chance is around 20% with highs in the mid 90s.

Tuesday: Mostly dry and hot with highs in the mid 90s.

Tracking the Tropics: Invest 98L over the east coast will eventually move offshore and into the Atlantic. Once it moves into the Atlantic, it will likely become a subtropical or tropical depression or storm. Next named storm is Fay. Residents from the North Carolina coast to New England will have to monitor. No threat to Louisiana.

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