NWS: Holiday forecast includes chance for storms, heat indices over 100


A line of strong to severe storms will push through the western half of the area this morning. Sunburn may occur within 15 minutes due to the high UV Index at 9. A small chance for a pop up shower or thunderstorm in the afternoon. Stay tuned for updates.

Thursday night rain should let up by 8 p.m. which means holiday fireworks should still be in play for most areas.

SUNDAY NIGHT: A 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms before 11 pm. The increasing clouds and showers will result in slightly cooler temperatures. West wind 5 to 10 miles per hour.

Storm chances will rise Friday night along and north of I-70 as a weak cold front slides into Kansas from Nebraska.

Tuesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 79. West northwest wind around 5 miles per hour becoming east northeast in the afternoon. Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. South wind 7 to 10 miles per hour.

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No major systems will be swinging through for the next week, keeping rain chances low, but not zero. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 75. Partly sunny, with a high near 93.

4th of July: Partly sunny with a good chance for showers and thunderstorms.

Mon: High: 91 Low: 72 Mostly sunny to partly cloudy. Otherwise, partly cloudy, with a low around 63.

MONDAY: Mostly sunny and hot.

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Mostly clear, with a low around 74.