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Dangerous heat lingers, but relief is on the horizon

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ATLANTA (CBS46) - Heat advisories continue to creep closer to Atlanta today. All that means is that you need to us extra precautions in this hot weather to stay safe.

The heat index, or what it feels like outside, will top out near 105º in the middle of the afternoon. This type of heat can quickly turn deadly if you don't allow for proper breaks and hydration. Make sure to seek out the shade often, have lots of water on hand as well as ice cold towels to keep you cool.

Some more isolated showers will pop up in the late afternoon hours to provide a little relief. The more organized showers arrive by the end of the week and that will bring an end to this latest snap of heat.

The weekend forecast looks a little unsettled with numerous showers and storms around. If you are planning any weekend outings, Sunday appears to be the more favorable weekend day. But, both days will feature some storms.

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