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Heat Advisory in effect Wednesday

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Wednesday much of the state.

The advisory is officially in effect from 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST.

High temperatures are expected to reach the lower to middle 90's with the heat index ranging from 95 to 105.

Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

People are advised to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. 

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. 

Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible.