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Saturday May 28th, 2016 8:31PM

Heat advisory issued for Georgia

By The Associated Press
ATLANTA - Hot weather is continuing around Georgia, and the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for northern and central parts of the state.

The weather service says highs in the 90s to about 100 can be expected for most of the state Tuesday and Wednesday, with a chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Temperatures a few degrees cooler are forecast for Thursday.

Highs reached well into the 90s on Monday, with Atlanta topping out at 95 and Columbus at 98.

The state Environmental Protection Division says the air quality index for metro Atlanta on Tuesday is 108, an orange alert with the air considered unhealthy for sensitive groups.

(AccessNorthGa.com's Ken Stanford contributed to this story.)
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