Heat advisory returns

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - A heat advisory is in effect from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday.

The advisory includes these Georgia counties: Bryan, Effingham, Liberty, Bulloch, Screven, Candler, Evans, Tattnall, Toombs, Long and McIntosh.

It also includes these South Carolina counties: Hampton, Jasper and Beaufort.

The National Weather Service expects high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s away from the immediate coast and moderate levels of humidity that will bring the heat indext to 105 to 108 degrees for a few hours.

The combination of heat and humidity can increase the possibility of heat-related illnesses.

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