Today’s weather is mostly sunny, with a high near 94, and a heat index as high as 99, according to the National Weather Service.
Scattered thunderstorms are possible tonight across portions of the region, generally north of I-70, according to the weather service.
On Tuesday evening, thunderstorms are expected to develop along a cold front to move through the region. A few storms could be severe, according to the weather service, with damaging wind gusts the primary thunderstorm hazard.
The combination of the heat and humidity may result in an afternoon heat index of above 100 degrees Tuesday afternoon, the weather service stated.