FIRST ALERT ACTION DAY through Saturday due to extreme heat index

First Alert 10pm forecast 7/19

(KFVS) - A First Alert Action Day is still in effect for the Heartland through Saturday due to the expected high heat index values.

An Excessive Heat Warning has been issued for the Heartland through Saturday. Highs will be in the low to middle 90s with heat index values nearing 110. Otherwise, it will be mainly sunny with a light southwest wind. Clear and warm tonight.

Sunday will also be hot and humid.

Please avoid prolonged time outdoor during the afternoon hours and if you have to be outside, wear light-weight, light-colored clothing.

Remember, heat can kill. More lives are lost to heat than tornadoes, flooding and lightning combined each year.

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