(WWLP) - A heat advisory is in effect until 6PM for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties. Heat index values - around 100 degrees are expected due to temperatures in the lower 90s and dewpoints in the lower 70s.
The hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. Avoid prolonged work in the sun or in poorly ventilated areas. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned environment, stay out of the sun and check in on relatives and neighbors.