Heat wave arrives this week

Heat index 100°+ possible by midweek
Published: Jul. 31, 2022 at 4:33 AM CDT|Updated: Jul. 31, 2022 at 9:29 PM CDT
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QUAD CITIES, Iowa/Ill. (KWQC) - There will be an increase in clouds and a rain chance overnight. The rain will be done before 6 AM. Tonight will be the beginning of warmer temperatures with lows near 70 and highs in the upper 80s. With breezy northerly winds tomorrow from a cold front, temperatures will be warmer but humidity will not be a large factor. Tuesday will have more highs back in the 90s with heat indexes nearing 100 degrees. A First Alert Day will be in effect Tuesday afternoon for the excessive heat and humidity to the southwest of the Quad Cities. More spots near the QC and south will be under a First Alert Day Wednesday afternoon because of the triple digit heat indexes. A cold front will move through later Wednesday and this will help relieve the area from the humidity Thursday.

TONIGHT: Warmer. Low: 69°. Wind: S 5-15 mph.

MONDAY: Breezy. High: 88°. Wind: NW 10-20 mph.

MONDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear. Low: 66°. Wind: VAR. 0-10 mph.

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