The Kansas City area could see its hottest day so far this year on Monday as temperatures are likely to climb to near 90 degrees in the afternoon.
The above-average temperatures, however, will be short-lived as highs will return to normal for a good portion of the week. The normal high for this time of year in Kansas City is in the low 80s.
The best chance for precipitation won’t come until Friday. The weekend is looking like it will be dry, although highs will be in the upper 80s to near 90 by Sunday.
Monday’s heat comes at a time when the area is expected to enter a an extended warm and dry spell that could last until mid June.
Kansas City has a more than 60 percent chance of seeing above-normal temperatures, according to the National Weather Service Climate Prediction Center.
Meanwhile, the KC area has a more than 33 percent chance of seeing below-normal precipitation.