...A heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am EDT /10 am CDT/ this morning to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this evening...
* high temperatures: 98 to 101 degrees.
* Maximum heat index: 108 to 112 degrees.
* Impacts: heat can have a cumulative effect on the body. Since we are several days into this heat wave...be especially cautious if you plan to be outdoors.
A heat advisory means that a period of heat indices between 108 and 112 degrees is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room...and stay out of the sun.