Heat index may reach 100 today

Temperatures may reach a high near 94 today in Wyandotte County, and a heat index near 100, according to the National Weather Service. (National Weather Service graphic)
Saturday’s maximum heat index could be in the mid-90s in Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)
The Kansas City area is at a marginal risk for thunderstorms tonight. The chance of storms will be greater to the south of the area. (National Weather Service graphic)

After overnight showers, today will be hot and mostly sunny, with the heat index as high as 100, according to the National Weather Service.

Warm and muggy conditions are expected into the weekend, the weather service said.

Thunderstorms may develop this evening to the south of this area and move into the Ozarks, according to the weather service.

Today, it will be mostly sunny with a high near 94 and a south southwest wind of 7 mph, the weather service said. The heat index will be as high as 100.

Tonight, it will be partly cloudy, with a low of 72, according to the weather service. An east wind will be 3 to 6 mph.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 90, the weather service said. The heat index will be as high as 96. There will be a southeast wind of 7 to 9 mph.

Saturday night, it will be partly cloudy, with a low near 73 and a southeast wind of 6 mph, according to the weather service.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 92 and a south southeast wind of 6 to 10 mph, gusting as high as 21 mph, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 72, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 91, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly cloudy, with a low of 73, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 84, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., with a low of 61, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, it will be sunny with a high near 80, the weather service said.

Wednesday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 60, according to the weather service.

Thursday, it will be sunny, with a high near 83, the weather service said.

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