Hot start to week, heat index soar to triple digits
Monday and Tuesday will be in the mid to upper 90s and the “feels like” temperatures soar to 100-102°.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - The heat and humidity started building back in on Sunday with afternoon high temperatures several degrees warmer than normal.
- TONIGHT: Clear and muggy
- TOMORROW: Mostly sunny, Hot and humid, Heat index: 100-102°
- TUESDAY: Hot again, Mostly sunny, Heat index: 100-102°
It will be even hotter to start the work week and for the kids who are headed back to school. Highs Monday and Tuesday will be in the mid to upper 90s and the “feels like” temperatures soar to 100-102°.
A weak cold front will bring slightly cooler air temporarily for Wednesday along with a low chance for showers.
The tropics are heating up as well. Two tropical storms were named on Sunday - Emily and Franklin. Neither will impact the Carolinas. Meanwhile, Tropical Depression Six will be short-lived, expected to fall apart soon.
The new week starts in the mid & upper 90s (mid-80s in the mtns) with only a slight break mid-week with highs in the lower 90s. The next best chance for rain holds off until next weekend. Join @AmySweezey tonight at 11 for the latest. #CLTwx #NCwx #SCwx pic.twitter.com/lYRrl6nV0w— WBTV News (@WBTV_News) August 20, 2023
We are monitoring 2 other areas that could develop next week. One is in the Gulf (and not headed here) and one is still over off the coast of Africa. We’ll keep you posted.
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