The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for portions of middle GA for this afternoon.

Baldwin, Bibb, Bleckley, Crawford, Crisp, Dooly, Dodge, Hancock, Houston, Jones, Laurens, Macon, Peach, Pulaski, Taylor, Telfair, Twiggs, Treutlen, Washington, Wheeler, Wilcox, and Wilkinson counties are in a Heat Advisory beginning today at 12 p.m. through 8 p.m.

A Heat Advisory means a period of dangerous heat is expected. Hot temperatures mixed with high humidity creates high heat index values. Heat index values will likely reach near 105° this afternoon.

Stay hydrated throughout the day and wear light weight , loose fitting clothing when possible. Limit any strenuous outdoor activities to the early morning or the late evening.

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