The heat is on and it will be a hot, humid week. It begins Monday with low rain chances and hot temperatures:
Humidity will is going to be very high... dew points in the 70s is very uncomfortable.
That will translate to heat index values in the 90s to near 100 degrees Monday afternoon.
There will be little relief today with just a few scattered showers and thunderstorms near and east of the Mississippi.
In fact, that's where most of the rain will be this week, in southeastern Iowa and east of the Mississippi.
There will be a system that brings in rain Tuesday into Wednesday, but right now there is a lot of uncertainty in terms of where it sets up. Here's a look at the rain on the European model late Tuesday into early Wednesday:
Most of the rest of the week will actually be dry and very warm with temperatures in the 80s and 90s. There may be some pop up thunderstorms, but not many organized systems coming through.