Heat wave brings dangerous temperatures to southern states

Heat Wave

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Forecasters say dangerous heat is invading parts of several Southern states.

The National Weather Service issued heat advisories Tuesday covering large of parts of Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama.

In Louisiana, a heat advisory covered the northern part of the state, where temperatures were expected to hit 97 degrees in Shreveport.

In Alabama, a heat advisory covering the central part of the state will be in place until 9 p.m. Tuesday.

Forecasters say the heat index – what the temperatures feels like – will be up to 107 degrees in Central Alabama.

The actual high temperature is expected to hit 95 degrees in Montgomery.

The heat index was forecast to be even higher – up to 110 degrees – in large parts of Mississippi.

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8/10/2021 8:58:13 AM (GMT -5:00)

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