Temperatures will sizzle in the middle 90s, with a heat index
ranging between 98 and 105 degrees.
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high
humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses
are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in air-conditioned areas
and stay out of the sun whenever possible. The National Weather
Service urges individuals to check up on relatives and neighbors and
not leave children or pets in cars for any reason.
Counties affected include Logan, DeWitt, Piatt, Champaign,
Vermillion, Cass, Menard, Scott, Morgan, Sangamon, Christian Macon,
Moultrie, Douglas, Coles, Edgar, Shelby, Cumberland, Clark,
Effingham, Jasper, Crawford, Clay, Richland and Lawrence.