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Heat Wave Returns: Excessive Heat Warnings Expected for Midweek

Yesterday’s respite from sweltering heat and humidity was short-lived for residents of the Midsouth, as meteorologists predict a rapid return to scorching conditions starting Wednesday.

According to weather forecasts, temperatures are set to soar once more, accompanied by stifling humidity that will make it feel hotter than ever. Heat indices are projected to exceed 110 degrees Fahrenheit in various parts of the region on both Wednesday and the Fourth of July. As a result, authorities are likely to issue Excessive Heat Warnings to caution residents about the dangerous conditions.

In preparation for the impending heat wave, here are the maximum heat index maps for today, Wednesday, and Thursday. Residents are urged to adjust their outdoor plans accordingly and take necessary precautions to stay safe amidst the extreme weather conditions.

Stay tuned for further updates as we continue to monitor this developing weather situation closely.