The heat advisory for the region will last from noon until 7 p.m.
Temperatures will climb to the upper 90s, with heat index values up to 105 degrees for most of the advisory period. This will increase the risk of heat-related illness in areas without air conditioning or outdoors.
See the local forecast at The Weather Channel.
The NWS encourages residents in the area to take extra precautions when outside:
- Reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning or into the evening.
- Wear light weight or loose-fitting clothes.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Schedule frequent rest breaks in shade or air conditioning during outside work.
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