ALERT DAY SATURDAY: Beware of high heat and humidity this weekend

First Alert Day declared on Saturday
First Alert Day declared on Saturday(WMTV)
Published: Jul. 16, 2020 at 7:02 AM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - NBC15 First Alert meteorologists have declared Saturday a First Alert Day.

High heat and oppressive levels of humidity are expected through the weekend. A warm front will push across southern Wisconsin early Saturday morning. Behind the front, southerly wind will push heat and humidity northward into the region.

High temperatures on Saturday and Sunday will be in the low 90s. Peak dew points will reach the mid-70s Saturday afternoon. This will generate heat index temperatures in the 100 to 105 degree range.

Dew points will be slightly lower on Sunday and expected peak indices will be in the 95 to 99 degree range.

The National Weather Service will likely post a Heat Advisory for Saturday. Stay tune to NBC15 and for weather updates.

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