AccuWeather: Extreme Heat Today

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Watch for a few pop-up storms late this afternoon or evening, and beware: some could be gusty. The high is 98 but the heat index will reach around 107 in the city.

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Meteorologist Karen Rogers says it will be even hotter today with tropical humidity but relief comes by the end of the week.

TODAY: We'll see bright sunshine this morning with partly sunny skies this afternoon. Watch for a few pop-up storms late this afternoon or evening, and beware: some could be gusty. The high is 98 but the heat index will reach around 107 in the city.

WEDNESDAY: It's still humid with a few scattered showers and thunderstorms developing later in the day. It's still very humid but the heat is not as intense. High 91.

THURSDAY: We'll start with mostly cloudy skies and a shower or thunderstorm around but then it turns sunny and less humid. The high will hold at or just under 90.

FRIDAY: Mostly sunny and nice with a refreshing airmass in place, high 84.

SATURDAY: Mostly sunny and pleasant, high 83.

SUNDAY: We'll add more clouds to the sun but it's still comfy. High 85.

MONDAY: Clouds and sun, with an isolated thunderstorm possible, high 86.