WEATHER SUMMARY: The heat and humidity is the big story as we kick off a new week. A heat advisory has been issued for our entire viewing area from noon to 7 p.m. today as heat index values will peak near 105 degrees this afternoon. Try to stay cool out there! We’re also expecting mostly sunny skies and we’ll stay rain-free today. Dry conditions are expected through Wednesday, but rain chances could return later on in the week.
Today: Oppressive summertime heat and humidity. Heat index values could top 105°. Highs in the mid to upper 90s away from beaches. Mostly sunny.
Tonight: More warmth and mugginess, mostly clear skies. Lows in the mid to upper 70s.
Tuesday: Similar to Monday. Heat indices in the triple digits with more high heat and humidity. Highs in the mid 90s inland.
– Meteorologist Justin McKee
TROPICAL OUTLOOK: Tropical Depression Barry continues to trek northward through Arkansas as it loses strength. Get the latest tropical update in the WWAY Hurricane Center.