Dangerous heat continues in the Central states

Hot and very humid conditions will push the heat index to well over 100 degrees across a large portion of the central and southern states this week, according to the National Weather Service.

Excessive Heat Watches and Heat Advisories are in effect for much of the Plains, Miss. Valley, Midwest and southern states through the weekend. Minneapolis is expecting a high of 92 degrees F on Wednesday and Saint Louis is forecast to hit 95 degrees.