Updated: Heat Advisory extended for Channel 8 viewing area

By: KLKN Newsroom

Heat advisory in effect until 9 pm Friday evening.  The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a heat advisory…which is in effect until 9 pm Friday evening.

High temperatures will climb to around 100 degrees each afternoon with highest heat indices around 105 degrees. The combination of heat and humidity will bring an increased risk of heat exhaustion or heat stroke to those working or playing outdoors and for the very young and elderly.

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.