Hot weekend in store for Tennessee Valley

Florence downgraded to tropical storm

Hot weekend in store for Tennessee Valley

(WAFF) - It’s going to be a hot weekend. Expect more of what we had today for Saturday and Sunday. In fact, the heat will continue into Wednesday of next week. This means more afternoon highs in the lower to middle 90s and heat index values in the lower 100s.

Some relief is on the way for the first weekend of fall. We just have to wait seven more days.

Ahead of this change we have a few showers and storms in the forecast for Friday and then again early Saturday morning. This all depends on the speed and arrival time of next week’s cold front.

Florence continues to track across North Carolina and South Carolina with a very large wind field that is producing wind gusts 50-75 mph along with torrential rainfall/flooding and possible tornadoes.

This system will slowly move across South Carolina and into north Georgia over the weekend. By Sunday night they could see winds up to 40 mph and heavy rain in the Smoky Mountain. We are not expecting any impact from Florence in north Alabama or southern middle Tennessee. For more details please check our First Alert Weather App.

Have a great weekend.

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