EYEWITNESS LOCAL NEWSHigh Temperatures, Humidity Prompts Heat Advisory
from Eyewitness News Online
Reported by: Jeff Morris
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Also Contributing: Brandon Stover
Reported: Jul. 17, 2013 10:32 AM EDT
Updated: Jul. 17, 2013 11:01 AM EDT
Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia
With the temperatures soaring and high humidity gripping the area, a heat advisory was in effect Wednesday for many counties in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.
Eyewitness News Meteorologist Brandon Stover said temperatures were expected to hit 90 to 92 degrees, with a heat index of 98 degrees.
West Virginia counties under the heat advisory were Cabell, Mason, Pleasants, Wayne and Wood. In Kentucky, counties under the advisory were Lewis, Boyd, Carter, Greenup and Lawrence. Ohio counties under the advisory were Scioto, Athens, Gallia, Jackson, Lawrence, Meigs, Morgan, Vinton and Washington.
Scattered storms are possible between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday. Stover did not expect flooding to be an issue since it has been dry lately.
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