...Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EDT this evening...
The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM EDT this evening.
* Heat index...around 108 degrees.
* Temperature...highs in the upper 90s.
* Impacts...these conditions will increase the risk of heat related illnesses...such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.
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...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.