Dangerous heat and humidity from the central U.S. to East Coast this weekend

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and eastern U.S. Excessive Heat Warnings and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest, Ohio Valley, Mid-Atlantic and southern states. Be very cautious if you must do outdoor activities in these areas during the afternoon and evening this weekend. Read More >

Current conditions at

Olathe, Johnson County Executive Airport (KOJC)

Lat: 38.85°NLon: 94.74°WElev: 1096ft.

Fair

89°F

32°C

Humidity 63%
Wind Speed N 9 mph
Barometer 29.95 in (1012.7 mb)
Dewpoint 75°F (24°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Heat Index99°F (37°C)
Last update 24 Jul 6:53 pm CDT
Extended Forecast for

3 Miles WSW Merriam KS

Excessive Heat Warning until July 24, 08:00pm
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    Excessive Heat Warning until July 24, 08:00pm

    NOW until
    8:00pm Sun

    Excessive Heat Warning

  • Tonight

    Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind 3 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 74 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm.  Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 89 °F

  • Monday
    Night

    Monday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Tuesday

    Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. East wind 5 to 7 mph.

    Mostly Sunny

    High: 90 °F

  • Tuesday
    Night

    Tuesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.

    Partly Cloudy

    Low: 72 °F

  • Wednesday

    Wednesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 90 °F

  • Wednesday
    Night

    Wednesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    Low: 73 °F

  • Thursday

    Thursday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms.  Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.

    Chance
    T-storms

    High: 88 °F

Detailed Forecast

Tonight
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 74. North wind 3 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 50%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms before 1pm. Partly sunny, with a high near 89. Northeast wind 6 to 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Monday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East northeast wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 90. Heat index values as high as 96. East wind 5 to 7 mph.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. East southeast wind 3 to 6 mph.
Wednesday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 90. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Wednesday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 88. Chance of precipitation is 50%.
Thursday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 70. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 85. Chance of precipitation is 40%.
Friday Night
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday
A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 87. Chance of precipitation is 30%.
Saturday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 70.
Sunday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 89.
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Point Forecast:
3 Miles WSW Merriam KS
 38.99°N 94.74°W (Elev. 906 ft)
6:40 pm CDT Jul 24, 2016
7pm CDT Jul 24, 2016-6pm CDT Jul 31, 2016
 
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