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Weather warning for Central Indiana: Scorching temperatures ahead

Indianapolis, IN – Central Indiana is bracing for a significant heat wave starting Sunday, with temperatures expected to climb into the 90s. The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a warning predicting the heat will last all week.

According to the National Weather Service, this will be the warmest period of the season yet. Highs are forecast to be in the mid-90s, with heat indices possibly exceeding 100 degrees on Monday. While a few afternoon pop-up storms are possible early next week, they are unlikely to provide much relief from the intense heat and humidity.

Residents are advised to take necessary precautions to stay safe during the heat wave. Key recommendations include staying hydrated, avoiding outdoor activities during peak hours and never leaving children or pets unattended in vehicles. The elderly and people with pre-existing health problems should take extra care to avoid heat-related illnesses.

Local authorities are also urging the community to check if neighbors are vulnerable during extreme heat. Cooling centers will be available for those who need a place to escape the heat.

Stay tuned for local weather updates and follow the National Weather Service for the latest information on this developing weather situation.