Heat And Humidity: Heat Index Climbs Over 100

June 19, 2018

The heat index is expected to reach 100 to 102 today, and 100 to 105 on Wednesday.

If working outdoors during the heat of the day, be prepared to take frequent breaks, drink plenty of water and wear light weight, light colored clothing, while limiting outdoor activities to the cooler part of the day, according to the National Weather Service in Mobile.

Here is your official North Escambia area forecast:

Tuesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming north around 5 mph.

Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm.

Wednesday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Thursday: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the morning.

Thursday Night: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. Southwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Calm wind becoming southwest around 5 mph in the afternoon.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southwest wind around 5 mph.

Saturday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 88.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Sunday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.

Sunday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73.

Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

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