The entire state of Missouri is under two excessive heat alerts from the National Weather Service.

An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect until 9:00 p.m. Friday for most of northern Missouri, the Kansas City area, St. Louis, and counties along the Mississippi River down to Perry County. The entire rest of the state is under a Heat Advisory until 9:00 p.m. Friday.

Heat index values up to 114 degrees are expected in the Excessive Heat Warning area, and heat indices up to 109 degrees are expected elsewhere in Missouri.

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