Extreme heat and humidity Saturday

A FIRST ALERT DAY is in effect to start the weekend
Published: Jul. 22, 2022 at 3:16 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 23, 2022 at 7:21 AM CDT
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QUAD CITIES, Iowa/Ill. (KWQC) - With the storms moving out by 8 AM, there will be more sun into the afternoon. This, along with a breezy afternoon, will lead to excessive heat. Heat index values could reach 95 to 105 degrees, and that is why a First Alert Day will be in effect from 11 AM until 8 PM. There will also be a Heat Advisory in effect from 12 PM until 8 PM for the entire viewing area. Please stay hydrated and in the shade if you’re spending more time outdoors this afternoon. Tonight there will also be storm chances which could allow the First Alert Day to be extended. Areas north of the Quad Cities have a slight risk for severe weather with all types of severe weather possible later today. After the rain moves out early Sunday, there will be less humid conditions and highs in the 80s back.

TODAY: Warm, humid. High: 95°. Wind: SW 5-15 mph.

TONIGHT: Rain/storms. Low: 75°. Wind: N 5-10 mph.

SUNDAY: Rain early, clearing skies in the afternoon. High: 87°. Wind: N 0-5 mph.

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