BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 8 p.m. Monday as temperatures in the 90’s feel more like triple digits.

An excessive heat warning has also been issued for the Baltimore metro area.

WJZ’s Marty Bass says the high for Monday will be 98 degrees, but will feel like 105 due to the heat index. As of 6 a.m. Monday, the dew point was at 72, already in the oppressive range on a dew point scale.

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According to the National Weather Service, a heat advisory means the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor activities or extended exposure.

It recommends taking extra precautions is working or spending time outside and reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Also encouraged is wearing light weight and loose fitting clothing in addition to drinking lots of water.

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