The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for East Central Illinois and northwest Indiana today (Tuesday).
Ford and Iroquois Counties are under the advisory from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., while the rest of the region is under the advisory from 12 noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Temperatures will be in the upper 90s, with heat index readings as high as 105 - 108.
Those people working outdoors are advised to stay hydrated, drink plenty of water, avoid alcohol and cafeine. Also avoid long stays in the heat, seek relife in shaded areas and air-conditining.
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