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Heat Advisory triggered as 'feels like' temperatures expected to hit 100+ degrees throughout Northeast Ohio

We're in store for some sweltering heat.

CLEVELAND — Get ready… We’re in store for some intense heat and humidity today.

That’s why the National Weather Service has activated a Heat Advisory throughout Northeast Ohio from noon until 8 p.m. (see a list of the impacted counties below).

While the actual air temperatures will be in the 90s, the heat index values are expected to top 100 degrees.

Please remember to drink plenty of fluids and stay in cool places as much as possible. Bring your pets inside and check on your relatives and neighbors. Any strenuous outdoor activity should be reconsidered until the evening hours.

The Heat Advisory is in effect for the following counties:

  • Ashland
  • Ashtabula
  • Carroll
  • Columbiana
  • Coschocton
  • Cuyahoga
  • Erie
  • Geauga
  • Holmes
  • Huron
  • Lake
  • Lorain
  • Mahoning
  • Medina
  • Ottawa
  • Portage
  • Richland
  • Sandusky
  • Seneca
  • Stark
  • Summit
  • Trumbull
  • Tuscarawas
  • Wayne

See the latest weather alerts HERE.

As the heat builds, we're also tracking the possibility for some potentially strong storms later this afternoon as a system moves into Northeast Ohio. There is also some relief from the 90-degree heat in the days ahead with highs expected to top out in the 80s for the rest of the week.

To help you think cool thoughts, take a peek back at February's 2020 Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump when hundreds of people went for a swim when it was only 30 degrees:

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