DETROIT (WWJ) – It’s going to be a very hot day in metro Detroit.
The National Weather Service issued a Heat Advisory for southeast Michigan, in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday.
CBS 62 Chief Meteorologist Jim Madaus says very humid air and temperatures near 90 will result in heat indices around 100 degrees this afternoon.
Those spending time outdoors will be susceptible to dehydration and heat-related illness. Elderly persons, outdoor pets and those without air
conditioning will also be subject to heat stress.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.
The advisory covers Lenawee, Macomb, Monroe, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.
Here’s the local forecast from the CBSDetroit.com weather team:
Wednesday — Mixed clouds and sun in the morning. Scattered thunderstorms developing in the afternoon. High around 90F. Low 76F.
Thursday — Overcast. A stray shower or thunderstorm is possible. High near 85F. Low 64F.
Friday — Partly sunny early, then becoming cloudy later in the day. Scattered thunderstorms overnight. High 82F. Low 70F.
Saturday — Becoming windy with thunderstorms likely. High 78F. Low 59F.
Sunday — Mostly sunny. High 74F. Low 57F.