We've only had a few hot days so far this summer but the heat will return to the area next week. If you have a pool or know someone with a pool, you'll want to be jumping in there starting on Monday when temperatures begin to reach into the 90s. You might also want to make sure your air conditioning is working before the hot weather gets here.

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It's going to be a scorcher in the Quad Cities starting on Monday. It's summertime in the Quad Cities area and the weather will definitely reflect next week.

According to the National Weather Service of the Quad Cities, we are going to see the heat starting on Monday. The heat is expected to build across the Quad Cities and the surrounding area next week.

National Weather Service officials say that right now, it looks like Tuesday and Wednesday could be the hottest days. Highs for Tuesday and Wednesday are expected to be in the mid-90s to near 100°. Heat indices are also expected to be over 100°.

Make sure you check on loved ones next week when it gets hot, especially the elderly and those without air conditioning. You should also be drinking plenty of water and limiting your time outdoors.

You can find hot weather safety tips from the National Weather Service here. The graphic below shows the difference between heat exhaustion and heat stroke and what to do if you or some experiences either one:

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

If you have small children and pets, don't forget to always check the backseat when getting out of your vehicle.

Below is the forecast from Sunday to Thursday, according to the National Weather Service of the Quad Cities:

  • Sunday
    • Partly sunny, with a high near 85.
  • Monday
    • Mostly sunny, with a high near 93.
  • Tuesday
    • Sunny and hot, with a high near 99.
  • Wednesday
    • A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms.
    • Sunny, with a high near 93.
  • Thursday
    • Sunny, with a high near 87.

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