NWS Birmingham

Tomorrow's forecast calls for sunny skies and a high of 97 degrees; add that to high humidity levels, and Tuscaloosa could see a heat index of up to 106 degrees in the afternoon.  The National Weather Service in Birmingham issued the projected heat index in advance so residents can plan for the sweltering temperature. There is a chance the Weather Service will issue a Heat Advisory tomorrow; we'll keep you informed with the latest details on tomorrow's hot weather. Take a look at the chart below from the Weather Service which shows how a heat index is determined, and how a high heat index is something to take very seriously.

NWS Birmingham

If you have to work outdoors tomorrow, make sure to stay hydrated and take plenty of breaks. The Weather Service offers more advice on staying safe in hot weather in the infograph below.

NWS Birmingham