Humid overnight as Excessive Heat Warning continues

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect for the entire region until 8 p.m. Saturday. Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat-related illnesses will be possible for those who spend a significant amount of time outdoors or are involved in strenuous outdoor activity. Reduce outdoor activities, take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911 if you experience symptoms.

>> 5-Day Forecast


Overnight: Skies will clear, but it will remain humid with overnight lows around the middle 70s, Storm Center 7 Chief Meteorologist McCall Vrydaghs said.

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Saturday: Sunny skies and hot with high temperatures in the mid-90s, but the heat index will rise to around 110 degrees. There's a slight chance for a few pop-up storms.

Sunday: It'll be partly cloudy and hot again as highs reach in the mid-90s, but the heat index continues to rise into the low 100s. Showers and storms are likely to develop from the north into the afternoon and evening. A few storms may be strong to severe with gusty winds, heavy downpours, lightning and hail.

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Monday: Seasonable weather returns for the start of the workweek with mostly cloudy skies. Showers and a few storms will return by the evening as highs peak in the lower 80s.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny and pleasant again with low humidity and highs around 80 degrees.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny and pleasant as highs approach 80 degrees with low humidity.

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