National Weather Service Issues Heat Advisory

Heat index values are expected to exceed 100 today.

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(Wilmington, Oh.) - The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Heat Advisory for the tri-state area. 

The advisory is in effect from 1:00 to 9:00 p.m. Tuesday. 

Today's forecast calls for a high of 95 degrees with heat index values of 103 expected. Aside from the heat, there is a chance for some isolated thunderstorms throughout the day. 

The National Weather Service reminds individuals 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. 

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