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First Warning Forecast: Rising heat, humidity this weekend

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Chance of a damaging wind gust or large hail

Especially with storm chances happening overnight.

Showers and thunderstorms are likely to linger into Sunday, but the threat of severe weather will be lower.

Some thunderstorms will move across the area this morning with small hail and wind possible. For early next week, temperatures will be warmer in the 90s along with more chances for precipitation. This is about 5 to 10 degrees cooler than the past few days.

The weekend is lovely with sunshine on Saturday, summer humidity and highs in the low 80s before the wind shifts to the NE and cools the lakefront into the lower 70s. Sunday and Monday promise to be mostly sunny.

SuperCast radar at 5 AM Saturday. According to the National Weather Service, we'll see some scattered storms throughout the afternoon hours today. Large hail and damaging winds are the main concern. However, there will be several factors that will play a role in determining just how strong and widespread the storms become. Some storms may be strong to severe with damaging straight line winds as the primary threat. The storms today will be capable of producing heavy rain in a short amount of time leading to localized flooding. Low temperatures in the upper 60s to near 70. By the afternoon, a few isolated storms could continue for areas along and southeast of the Kansas Turnpike. High Saturday around 89 with breezy conditions and lows around 71 Saturday night. Low temperatures in the lower 70s.

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