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Hot Temperatures Expected To Return This Week

Heat index values could reach near 110 degrees on Wednesday.

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Weather forecast for Monday, July 16.

4:36 PM UPDATE

So far the temperature at Indianapolis has hit 98 degrees, tying the record set in 1988.

3:36 PM UPDATE

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory from noon until 8 PM Tuesday. Temperatures are expected to be in the upper 90s with heat index values as high as 105 degrees.

11:17 AM UPDATE

Hot temperatures are expected to return to central Indiana later this week.

Forecasters at the National Weather Service say a strong ridge of high pressure will settle over the area on Tuesday and Wednesday pushing temperatures to triple digits. Heat index values could reach near 105 degrees.

Temperatures will start to creep up Tuesday with highs in the upper 90s. Wednesday highs of 100 degrees could produce head index values to 110.

Storms are possible Wednesday afternoon through Friday.

Joe Hren

Anchor, Indiana Newsdesk - WTIU & WFIU News. Follow him on Twitter @Joe_Hren

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