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KQ2 Forecast: Excessive Heat Warning continues for Thursday

An Excessive Heat Warning is now in effect through Saturday evening as heat indices could make it feel like 105-110 degrees outside. Take precautions to stay cool and hydrated.

Posted: Jul 18, 2019 7:33 AM

***An Excessive Heat Warning is now in effect through Saturday evening as heat indices could make it feel like 105-110 degrees outside.  

A hot and humid next few days is ahead for northwest Missouri & northeast Kansas. It is possible the actual air temperature reaches near 100 degrees Thursday through Saturday. Be prepared for the prolonged heat and remember to be staying hydrated by drinking lots of water and limiting time spent outdoors, especially during the sun's peak hours of 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Also, make sure you have a cool place to go with good air conditioning and check on your pets, children and elderly. 

Temperatures should be back down in the upper 80s by early next week with a slight chance of rain Sunday into Monday. Mostly sunny skies an near average temperatures expected both Tuesday and Wednesday. 

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St. Joseph
Clear
95° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 102°
Maryville
Partly Cloudy
99° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 66°
Feels Like: 104°
Savannah
Clear
95° wxIcon
Hi: 95° Lo: 71°
Feels Like: 102°
Cameron
Clear
89° wxIcon
Hi: 96° Lo: 72°
Feels Like: 99°
Atchison
Clear
98° wxIcon
Hi: 99° Lo: 68°
Feels Like: 104°
Dangerous heat will move into the area today with highs reaching the upper 90s to triple digits. Heat index values will likely be between 100-106. Use caution when spending time outside this afternoon. Hot and humid conditions will continue on Friday with highs back in the upper 90s and lower 100s with heat index values reaching triple digits. A cold front will move through the area Friday afternoon into the evening bringing the chance for a few showers and thunderstorms. Scattered rain chances will continue through the weekend with highs in the lower 90s. Highs in the 80s will return for the beginning of next week.
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