A heat advisory is in effect through 6 p.m. Friday, with hot and humid conditions and a high temperature of 92.
The 90-degree weather will feel more like 95 to 100 in some areas during the afternoon, according to AccuWeather.
The heat wave is expected to last into Saturday, when the high will reach 90. There is a chance of thunderstorms for Saturday night.
During the extreme heat, it is important to stay hydrated.
Another Scorcher Today! Be Careful in the Heat! It's An Official Heat Wave Today! pic.twitter.com/gg4UQKwsCm— Bill Evans (@Evansweather) July 21, 2017
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