FORECAST: Heat wave to continue through Wednesday

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  • The heat index hit 97 on Tuesday as most of the area remains in a heat wave.
  • The heat wave will continue into tomorrow and we will start seeing heat index values in the triple digits.
  • A cold front will bring more relief by the weekend, causing temperatures to go back down to the mid-80s Sunday.
  • It will start kicking up storm chances and clouds and that will help get that thermometer down for the rest of the week.
  • There is still no “Lee” yet out in the open Atlantic, but the storm is expected to form either today or tomorrow.
  • At this time, it will be parallel to the Carolina coastline by next Thursday or Friday.

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