Heat index today in Charlotte could be between 103 and 105 degrees

With some of the highest humidity we've seen so far this summer, we're seeing some of the highest heat index readings of the summer for some areas, between 103 and 105 degrees.

The air mass today remains relatively unchanged so prepare for another day of excessive heat.

Our weather models have come into better agreement that a line of storms will move west to east across the viewing area during the evening, which could be an issue for Friday night football games, with lightning and gusty winds possible.

The weekend remains hot but relatively dry, and there's little change in the long-range weather data as Friday's frontal boundary is still expected to stall across the Carolinas all the way through Monday for the solar eclipse. So we should expect a mixture of clouds and sun.