Saturday expected to be the hottest of the weekend

NAM model predicts a heat index of 100 Sunday at 2 p.m

NAM model predicts a heat index of 100 Sunday at 2 p.m

There is also an air quality alert on Sunday from 11am to 11pm. Also, don't forget to check on the young, the elderly, and pets, all groups more susceptible to the excessive heat. The heat index should approach 100 on Friday afternoon and could get as high at 110 on Saturday afternoon.

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning starting Friday and running through Sunday for counties across the state. Heat index values are forecast to reach 106 degrees tomorrow. Heat index levels will rise into the 100s, with localized heat index levels from Albany, New York, to Hartford, Connecticut, over 105 degrees.

Temperatures will soar well into the 90s across much of the Plains, Midwest and Northeast again on Saturday.

"Right now, there's still a couple clouds around", he said Sunday afternoon. The good news is that Thursday will be the hottest day, according to the Weather Service.

90s are in our forecast nearly off of next week with perhaps a slight cool down on Friday. A fan can make a person hotter at higher temperatures.

Move victim to a cooler environment. Because a heat stroke is an emergency situation, 9-1-1 should be called.

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Given it's the first heat wave of the summer, it is important to remember and practice hot weather safety measures. Lows won't drop below 70.

Sunday's record high is 102, set in 1931.

Please note, extreme heat can cause illness and death among at- risk population who cannot stay cool. Southwest wind around 8 miles per hour.

Tonight will be mostly clear with a low around 72. Winds will be 5-10 miles per hour from the west.

Peak heat indices will remain in the upper 90°s to near 100° for the next several days. Southwest wind 6 to 10 miles per hour.

TODAY - Partly Cloudy, Hit and Miss Thunderstorms. South wind around 7 miles per hour. There are hints at very light rain Monday afternoon on one of the models but still going dry with the weather pattern that will be in the place not quite seeing that happening. Partly sunny, with a high near 91.

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