From the ABC 7 Weather team

Storms South Could Be a Few More Wednesday

July 19, 2011 - 10:27 PM
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Dangerous Heat Coming In

Tonight: Still a few T'storms but Warm and Humid

Temperatures: 74-79 | Heat Index: Near 85 by morning

Wednesday: Sunny Very Hot and Humid Risk of Some PM T'storms

Highs: 92-97 | Heat Index: 100-110

Thursday: Sunny Dangerous Heat

Highs: Near 100 | Heat Index: 110-115 possible

Some evening showers and thunderstorms visited the metro area gave just some brief relief from the heat. The extraordinary heat wave that stretches from the Great Plains to the East will be centered over the East Coast  this weekend. Right now, it looks like the hottest day for us will be Friday and Saturday with heat indices 110 or higher. There is just a slight (20 percent) chance of some afternoon thunderstorms in the metro area for the next few days. The chance for any significant break in the heat doesn't come until Monday with the hint of a cold front getting close and right now next Tuesday may be the first day not to reach 90. Check out our interactive 7 da.

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