FORECAST: Scattered storms could pop up for 4th of July

Highs this afternoon will peak in the lower 90s, but due to the humidity it will feel warmer. Chances for showers and thunderstorms arrive on Sunday, with the best chances arriving in mid-afternoon.The Storm Prediction Center has placed a swath of Northwest Georgia under a “slight” risk (or Level 2) for severe weather, the major threats being strong winds and some small hail. It will get warmer with highs Monday around 80, climbing into the mid 80s on Tuesday. The timing will be after 10pm into early Monday morning. Overnight, we’ll drop to the mid 60s as more fog develops.Depending on how storms play out this afternoon and evening, some additional redevelopment of locally heavy storms is also possible overnight into early Monday morning as an unsettled weather pattern continues.Tomorrow: Partly cloudy with scattered storms in the afternoon. Heat index values will be in the mid and upper 90s.West southwest wind around 5 miles per hour. Showers and storms look likely Thursday before catching a break Friday. The high will be 89; winds will be southeast around 5 miles per hour.Wednesday will have clouds and sun with couple PM showers and storms possible. Wind: SE 5-10. Low: 70. There was a few storms that popped up well to our south along the KY/TN border, but most stayed dry.