Conditions are expected to be dangerously hot Tuesday in much of Georgia.
High temperatures in the upper 90s will feel more like 105 degrees, prompting a National Weather Service heat advisory from noon until 6 p.m.
The advisory covers east central Georgia, along and east of a Cordele to Oglethorpe to Monticello To Washington zone.
Everyone should drink plenty of water, or non-alcoholic beverages, avoid direct sunlight and stay in air conditioning as often as possible.
Bibb County Coroner Leon joins urges everyone to check on their neighbors, especially the elderly and those with health conditions.
Very young children and infants are also at risk of heat illness which includes head exhaustion and heat stroke.