North Georgia heating up this week, temperatures feel like 100 to 110 degrees

Justine Lookenott

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Locals in North and Central Georgia can expect a heat wave this week with a heat index of 100 to 110 degrees(Image by Getty Images)

(Forsyth County, GA) Locals in North and Central Georgia can expect a heat wave this week with a heat index of 100 to 110 degrees.

Monday, June 13 started the week off with a high of 96 degrees with the rest of the week expected to be in the mid to high 90s as well.

The sweltering weather is part of a heat wave making its way over the central and eastern parts of the country, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Peachtree City.

The NWS offers these tips when dealing with hot weather:

  • Never leave people or pets in a car
  • Drink plenty of hydrating fluids
  • Take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning
  • Check on friends, families and neighbors

For more information on local weather, visit The National Weather Service at Peachtree City website. To learn more about heat safety, visit www.weather.gov/safety/heat.

If you have a news tip in Forsyth County, contact Justine Lookenott at justine.lookenott@newsbreak.com.

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I cover local news in Forsyth County, GA. My debut into the writing world began at the age of 10 when I won an essay contest in Around Acworth Magazine in which I wrote about spending the summer with my pet goat, Eclair. Since graduating from Kennesaw State University, I have been published in several newspapers and magazines in the Atlanta area including The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the Atlanta School Guide, What Now Atlanta, Newcomer Magazine, the Marietta Daily Journal and the Cherokee Tribune.

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