Excessive heat warning in effect through Sunday evening

An excessive heat warning is in effect today and remains in effect through at least 7 p.m. on Sunday.

The high temperature forecasted for today is 102 degrees and it's 102 degrees for tomorrow. Heat indices are expected to reach 109 degrees.

The National Weather Service and Johnson County's Emergency Management Office reminds everyone to stay hydrated and avoid strenuous outdoor activity during the heat of the day.

Sunday afternoon is expected to be particularly hot, with heat indicies possible reaching 115 degrees. Nighttime temperatures are only expected to drop to the mid-70s to 80s. There is a chance for thunderstorms in the forecast on Sunday, which may drop the temperatures a few degrees and move some of the humidity out by Monday and Tuesday.

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