Temperatures will push well into the 90s today as the heat index surges into the triple digits along the Gulf of Mexico coastline. Heat Advisories have been issued in southern Alabama and Florida Panhandle, including Pensacola and Mobile.
With added humidity flowing in from the Gulf of Mexico, the heat index may approach 110 along the coast late this afternoon. High temperatures will be in the middle 90s. Residents are reminded to stay hydrated and reduce time outdoors in the sunshine.
🌡☀🔥 The heat continues today (please don't blame us, we're just the messengers). A Heat Advisory is in effect from 10 am to 6 pm for coastal Alabama and western Florida panhandle counties. Heat index values expected to reach 107 to 112 degrees. #alwx #FLwx pic.twitter.com/tAuO0lUIHj
— NWS Mobile (@NWSMobile) September 17, 2018
For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels