Hot, humid weather returning, with rain possible today and Saturday night

Hot weather will return Saturday and Sunday in Wyandotte County. (National Weather Service graphic)
Wyandotte County is on the edge of a wide area that could experience storms on Saturday night. (National Weather Service graphic)

Hot and humid weather will return to the forecast this weekend through the first half of next week, according to the National Weather Service forecast.

The heat index will be between 100 and 105 on Saturday and Sunday, into early next week, the weather service said.

Strong storms also are possible Saturday night in the region, according to the weather service. There is a 50 percent chance of some showers and thunderstorms here.

There is also a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 4 p.m. today and tonight, the weather service said.

Today, the temperature will rise to 86 with a south southwest wind of 6 to 10 mph, the weather service said. A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 4 p.m. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is expected.

Tonight, there is a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 10 p.m., according to the weather service. The skies will gradually clear, and the low will be 68 with a south southwest wind of 6 to 9 mph.

Friday, it will be sunny, with a high near 92 and a south southwest wind of 6 to 10 mph, the weather service said. The heat index will be as high as 96.

Friday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 73 and a south wind of 9 mph, according to the weather service.

Saturday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 94 and a south wind of 10 to 14 mph, gusting as high as 22 mph, the weather service said.

Saturday night, there is a 50 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a low of 74, according to the weather service. Less than a tenth of an inch of rain is likely.

Sunday, it will be mostly sunny, with a high near 95, the weather service said.

Sunday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 78, according to the weather service.

Monday, it will be sunny and hot, with a high near 97, the weather service said.

Monday night, it will be mostly clear, with a low of 78, according to the weather service.

Tuesday, there is a 30 percent chance of showers, with a high near 97, the weather service said.

Tuesday night, there is a 40 percent chance of showers, with a low of 76, according to the weather service.

Wednesday, there is a 40 percent chance of showers, with a high near 93, the weather service said.

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