First Warn 5 Forecast: Heat Will Continue Today 7-07-2010 - WNEM TV 5

First Warn 5 Forecast: Heat Will Continue Today 7-07-2010

A heat advisory is in effect until 6 a.m. Thursday for the following counties: Bay, Genesee Huron, Lapeer Midland, Saginaw, Sanilac, Shiawassee and Tuscola.
The National Weather Services says heat indices will reach dangerous levels Wednesday, with little relief from the heat tonight.
WATCH:First Warn 5 Wednesday Afternoon Weathercast
Temperatures will reach the low 90s again today with increasing humidity, forcing the heat index into the middle to upper 90s. Tonight temps will only drop into the low to mid-70s.
Today will be the fourth consecutive day with high temperatures of 90 or above.
These hot and humid conditions will have a large impact on any outdoor activities; taking its toll on those who are susceptible to extreme heat. The combination of heat and high humidity will create a situation in which illnesses are possible.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room if possible, stay out of the sun and check on relatives and neighbors.
Children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.
First Warn 5 Forecast:
Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. West wind around 5 mph becoming calm. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Tonight: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 72. Calm wind becoming east northeast between 4 and 7 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30 percent.
Thursday: Showers and thunderstorms likely, mainly after noon. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 88. Southwest wind between 5 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60 percent.
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