Excessive Heat Warning Issued for Western Flarida Panhandle

PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - The National Weather Service is warning residents in the Florida Panhandle to keep cool Monday.

Forecasters say the heat index in the western Panhandle today could range from 108 to 115 degrees.

Hot temperatures combined with above-normal humidity could cause heat-related illnesses. Residents are being urged to check on elderly relatives and neighbors, and to keep children and animals from being outside for too long.

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