High temperatures approached but did not break the century mark on Monday in Alabama's bigger cities, according to the National Weather Service. One of the hottest readings of the day was 98 in Montgomery, which was also under a heat advisory. Photo: NOAA
August has come early to Alabama.
Air temperatures in the mid to upper 90s combined with high humidity made it feel more like the dog days of summer instead of just its beginning.
The summer solstice, which many use to mark the official beginning of summer, won't be until next Monday, June 20