Excessive heat warning issued for weekend

Excessive heat warning issued for weekend

New Thursday:

East Central Illinois is now under an excessive heat warning from Friday morning until Saturday night.

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Original story:

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for all of East Central Illinois except Ford and Iroquois counties from 10 a.m. Friday to 8 p.m. Saturday.

Ford and Iroquois counties are an excessive heat watch until 7 p.m. Saturday.

With the heat index, it could feel as hot as 110 degrees. You should limit your time outside, drink plenty of water, wear lightweight clothing, and check on pets and the elderly.

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