Hot, humid weather continues today

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Hot and humid conditions will continue today and Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.

There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms through the end of the work week, with the best chances Friday through Sunday, the weather service said.

Periods of heavy rainfall are possible with storms over the weekend and will lead to increased flooding and flash flooding concerns, according to the weather service.

Heavy rain across the northern plains and upstream releases will place many points along the Missouri River back into flood.

While the weather service forecast says Kansas City, Missouri, will not flood from Wednesday to Friday, it lists Parkville, Missouri, as near flood stage on Friday. The Wolcott area of Wyandotte County could reach near flood stage on Friday.

Today, it will be sunny with a high near 91 and a heat index as high as 95, the weather service said. A south wind will be from 5 to 9 mph.

Tonight, it will be mostly clear, with a low around 71 and a south wind around 6 mph becoming calm after midnight, according to the weather service.

Thursday, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 p.m., the weather service said. It will be mostly sunny, with a high near 90 and a south wind of 3 to 6 mph.

Thursday night, it will be partly cloudy with a low of 70 and a calm wind, according to the weather service.

Friday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 1 p.m., the weather service said. It will be partly sunny with a high near 83 and a light south wind increasingto 5 to 10 mph in the morning. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is predicted.

Friday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 71, according to the weather service. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is possible.

Saturday, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 82, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is an 80 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low o 64, according to the weather service. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.

Sunday, there is a 60 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly before 1 p.m., the weather service said. The high will be near 79.

Sunday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1 a.m., according to the weather service. The low will be around 64.

Monday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 82, the weather service said.

Monday night, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 67, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 78, the weather service said.

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