Omaha, NE – Nebraska is bracing for an extreme heat wave this weekend, with temperatures expected to reach up to 110°. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a major heat risk warning for southeastern Nebraska and parts of Iowa from Saturday through Monday.

According to the NWS Omaha/Valley Nebraska, the “feels like” temperatures will peak near 110°, posing a danger to those without proper hydration and cooling measures. The hottest days are expected to be Sunday and Monday.

The detailed forecast indicates clear skies and increasing temperatures leading up to the weekend. Today, the high will reach 88°, followed by 86° on Thursday, and 90° on Friday. Saturday will see temperatures rising to 94°, with Sunday reaching a scorching 102°, and Monday close behind at 99°.

Residents are advised to reduce time in the sun, especially during peak afternoon hours, stay hydrated, and move activities to cooler parts of the day. Those without air conditioning should use fans to keep air moving and open windows overnight to cool down homes.