FORT WAYNE – The National Weather Service in northern Indiana says northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio are likely to see more record-breaking heat on Monday.
High temperatures will rise into the mid 90s across much of the area this afternoon, with an elevated fire danger in the afternoon, the weather service said.
There is a 20 percent chance of thunderstorms this afternoon, with storms much more likely late in the evening.
There is a risk of strong thunderstorms, especially northwest of a line roughly between Marion and Fort Wayne in Indiana and Defiance in Ohio, the weather service said. The main threats are damaging wind gusts and large hail.
A heat advisory is in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Monday. The weather service said anyone planning to be outdoors today should take extra care to stay hydrated and avoid sunburn.
Those working outdoors are advised to take frequent rests in shaded areas.
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