A little rain this morning in Wyandotte County will be followed by more hot and humid weather.
The National Weather Service predicts a high of 92 degrees today for Wyandotte County, and the heat index could reach 99.
East winds of 9 to 14 mph in the morning will shift direction to south-southwest and range from 16 to 21 mph in the afternoon. Winds may gust as high as 30 mph in the afternoon.
The temperature at 10 a.m. was 80 degrees.
Some ideas for residents to keep cool:
Parkwood Pool, 950 Quindaro Blvd., noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 2 to 8 p.m. Sundays. Admission is $1 per person.
Turner Aquatic Center, 2211 S. 55th St., noon to 5:45 p.m., open swim, Monday to Friday. Admission is $3 for Turner adult residents and $5 for nonresidents. If the heat index reaches 103 or higher, there is free admission to the Turner Aquatic Center for Turner residents and a $1 admission for non-Turner residents. For information, see www.turnerrec.org/Aquatics.html.
When there are storms, usually the pools are closed.
Spray parks are open at EIsenhower Park, behind Eisenhower Middle School, 2901 N. 72nd St.; Pierson Park, 1800 S. 55th; and Heathwood Park, 10th and Parallel Parkway. The spray parks and free and open to the public.
In the event of extreme heat, the Unified Government recreation centers will open to the public as cooling centers. For more information, call 913-573-8327.
The Kansas City, Kan., Public Libraries are air-conditioned and most are open between 9 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The libraries ask that those who come there to cool off abide by the library's rules, and engage in library activities, such as reading books and publications. For library locations, see www.kckpl.org.
Many stores throughout Wyandotte County are air-conditioned.