First Alert: Intense heat & humidity this weekend

Published: Aug. 5, 2022 at 5:24 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 5, 2022 at 7:50 AM CDT
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PEORIA (25 News Now) - Areas of dense fog have developed across central Illinois early Friday morning. The fog will gradually lift after daybreak and skies will become partly cloudy. Temperatures climb into the upper 80s today and will combine with uncomfortable levels of humidity to produce heat index values in the mid 90s.

Hour-by-Hour Friday forecast.
Hour-by-Hour Friday forecast.(WEEK)

First Alert Weather Days have been issued for Saturday and Sunday, ahead heat indices are expected to climb into the triple digits. Air temperatures will reach the low to mid 90s and will combine with tropical levels of humidity to produce the intense conditions. Stay cool!

Dangerous heat and humidity return this weekend.
Dangerous heat and humidity return this weekend.(WEEK)
Storm chances increase early next week.
Storm chances increase early next week.(WEEK)

A cold front will bring storm chances to the region Sunday evening and Monday. The frontal passage will be followed by much welcomed relief from the heat. Highs in the low to mid 80s are projected for much of next week. Have a great weekend!

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