Heat Advisories Issued Across Ohio

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Temperatures are expected to soar to triple digits Thursday in some parts of Ohio.

The National Weather Service has issued heat advisories for counties in central Ohio and predicts the high temperature in the Athens area to reach 95 degrees. Some southwestern counties, such as Hamilton and Montgomery, have been issued excessive-heat warnings.
Forecasters say Cincinnati and Dayton could see highs near 104 degrees on Thursday. Thermometers could approach 100 degrees in Columbus and Toledo. Cleveland's high is expected to be near 95 degrees.
Dry and windy conditions could lead fires to spread quickly if any develop.
State health officials are urging people not to spend too much time outdoors and to stay hydrated to avoid heat-related illness over the next several days.