Columbus weather: Heat index to reach 106, afternoon storms expected

Chattahoochee Valley residents could see more rain today, but that doesn't mean it's going to cool off.

National Weather Service forecasters are predicting a 40 percent chance of scattered showers and thunderstorms mainly after 2 p.m. today. Some of the storms could produce small hail, gusty winds and frequent lightning.

The temperatures could reach 96 degrees, but the heat index values could be as high as 106.

There is also a 30 percent chance of storms tonight. The rest of the night will be mostly cloudy, with a low around 75 degrees.