A Heat Advisory is in effect once again today for Russell County and the Lake Cumberland area as an excessive heat warning has been issued off to our west, according to the National Weather Service in Louisville, as temperatures will reach into the 90s with heat index values between 100 and 105 degrees.
The advisory ends at 7 p.m. this evening.
Stay hydrated and take extra precaution if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to the early morning or evening hours. Also, young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.