Heat advisory in effect this afternoon

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Storms will move through northern Missouri this morning. But they will give way to hot and humid conditions along and south of Highway 36. A Heat Advisory will be in effect from 1 p.m. until 8 p.m. Highs will be in the lower to middle 90s with heat indices of 103 to 111 degrees. Those hot and humid conditions will also lead to a new round of storms late this afternoon and into the overnight hours. A few storms in northern Missouri could be severe with damaging winds the main hazard. Here’s the 7-day forecast from the National Weather Service:

Today: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 a.m., then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms after 2 p.m. Mostly sunny, with a high near 92. Heat index values as high as 103. East southeast wind 6 to 11 mph becoming west in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly before 10 p.m. Partly cloudy, with a low around 71. North northwest wind 6 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday: Partly sunny, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 87. North northwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tuesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 66. North northwest wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. Calm wind becoming north around 6 mph in the morning.

Wednesday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

Thursday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 90.

Friday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Saturday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.