Weather Watch: Getting back to the 90s
OMAHA — With summer officially under way, temperatures are expected to hit the 90s in Southwest Iowa this week, going into the Independence Day weekend.
Winds out of the south are expected to bring in warmer air, making it hot and humid, according to the National Weather Service.
There is a slight chance of a thunderstorm Wednesday morning, but should be sunny the rest of the day, according to NWS.
The high for Wednesday will be in the upper 80s, possibly lower 90s. The heat index could be in the 100s for Wednesday.
Wednesday night, the low is predicted to be in the mid-70s.
For Thursday and Friday, the temperature is predicted to be in the 90s, with the heat index over 100 for Thursday.
The temperatures are expected to stay into the upper 80s and possibly lower 90s for the weekend, including on Independence Day.
There is a slight chance of thunderstorms possible for the weekend, but that could change.
Tuesday will be a nice, sunny day, with the temperature being in the lower 80s.
As of 11 a.m., the temperature was 72 in Red Oak. Winds are calm.
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