TODAY: Skies will be mainly clear south of I-70, while there will be a few clouds north of I-70 and Highway 36 this morning as a few storms exit early. A warm front is located along the Missouri/Iowa border this morning, and it will continue to lift north out of our area, leaving lots of sunshine, and a southwest wind still bringing hot and humid conditions to Mid Missouri with temperatures reaching the low to mid 90s. We are on day 1 of a heat wave, and heat indices will climb into the triple digits today. There is a heat advisory for central and eastern Mid Missouri starting at 1pm-this will persist through 7pm on Sunday.
TONIGHT: Skies will be mainly clear, and conditions will remain humid. Lows will reach the mid 70s overnight.
EXTENDED: This will continue into the weekend, bringing the hottest stretch of weather for the summer. Heat index values will increase near 92-102 on Thursday. We'll be dry over the weekend, bringing our next rain chance next week. For additional weather updates follow @ABC17Stormtrack and log on to abc17news.com.
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