Heat Advisory For Most of the Week

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Heat Advisory from noon to 9 p.m. tonight and from 11 a.m. Tuesday to 9 p.m. Wednesday for portions of central, north central, and southeast Indiana.

Affected counties include Bartholomew, Boone, Carroll, Clinton, Hamilton, Hendricks, Howard, Jennings, Johnson, Marion, Shelby and Tipton.

For the first Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 105 is expected. For the second advisory, heat index values up 108 is expected.

Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

Today, scattered strong to severe thunderstorms capable of large hail and damaging winds are possible. Localized flooding is possible in the heaviest storms. Lightning is a hazard with any thunderstorm.

Thunderstorms are possible late in the week. Dangerous heat will continue to build across Central Indiana this week as heat indices may reach 105 to 110 on Tuesday and Wednesday.