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LINCOLN — The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for East Central Illinois from Thursday afternoon through Sunday night.

The heat index could reach 110 degrees at times. So take the usual warm weather precautions: limit time outside, drink plenty of water and check on pets and the elderly.

Click here for the forecast.

WDWS Reporter

Tim Ditman is a reporter at WDWS 1400-AM. His email is