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MACON, Georgia. (41NBC/WMGT) – The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a HEAT ADVISORY for Bleckley, Dodge, Dooly, Johnson, Laurens, Macon, Pulaski, Telfair, Treutlen, Wheeler, and Wilcox Counties from 1 PM until 8 PM.
Heat index values are expected to top out around 100°-105° due to temperatures in the upper 90’s combined with dewpoints in the low 70’s.
Here are a few tips to prepare for the dangerous heat:
- Avoid prolonged exposure to direct sunlight during the main heating hours of the afternoon.
- Drink PLENTY of water before, during, and after any outdoor activities.
- Wear light colored clothing.