'Feels like' temps near 100 degrees with heat advisories issued for parts of Ohio

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A heat advisory has been issued for parts of Ohio, including Cuyahoga, Tuscarawas, Carroll, Coshocton, Ottawa, Sandusky, and Seneca counties.

Heat index values, or the "feels like temperatures," may reach 101 degrees today.

The advisory is in effect until 8 p.m. Monday when scattered storms are expected to move into the area.

The greater Cleveland and Akron areas are not impacted by the heat advisories.

From Meteorologist Samantha Roberts:

Find a way to stay cool, whether that's going to a local pool or staying indoors in the air conditioning.

In addition to the heat advisories, an unhealthy air quality forecast is in place for parts of eastern Ohio.

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AQI Forecast - https://files.airnowtech.org/airnow/today/forecast_aqi_20180618_mi_in_oh.jpg

A moderate, or "yellow," air quality alert has been issued for Cleveland, while an "orange" unhealthy air quality warning is in effect for areas east including Youngstown. People with lung diseases, older adults, and children are urged not to spend an extended period of times outdoors.

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