SUMMARY: High pressure system will continue to pump dangerously hot temperatures for the weekend. “Excessive Heat Warnings” remain in effect. However, much needed relief is just in reach.
THIS MORNING: Warm and muggy this morning. Temps in the upper 70s to lower 80s.
THIS AFTERNOON: Through the day we will have sunny skies and the heat will pack a punch. An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for most of eastern North Carolina from mid-day until 7 PM. High temperatures will top out in the upper 90s, but feel-like up to 110 degrees. With dangerous hot temperatures drink lots of water, stay out of the sun, and check up on elderly neighbors. Slight chance of a shower/storm.
A LOOK AHEAD: We will remain hot and humid through early next week. A cold front will arrive into mid-week bringing rain and much needed relief.
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