By FRANK PHILLIPS
Wabash Valley residents who are suffering with the heat will have to be patient for another day. The National Weather Service has extended the Heat Advisory through 8 p.m. Wednesday. It had been scheduled to expire at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
The heat index will rise to 105-110 degrees today, according to the National Weather Service.
Overnight temperatures will only cool into the mid-70s, according to the National Weather Service.
"While relative humidities may decrease a little, heat index values will still top out around 105 degrees," the advisory issued at 3:19 a.m. today stated. "A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids ... stay in an air-conditioned room ... stay out of the sun ... and check up on relatives and neighbors."
Friday is expected to bring cooler temperatures and rain.
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