High temperatures this week will be in the 90s to low 100s, with afternoon heat index values soaring into the 100 to 110 degree range. While conditions will be predominantly dry this week, there will be some isolated storm chances late tonight through Tuesday night, primarily across far north central to far northeast Kansas.
An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun. and check up on relatives and neighbors.