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High temperatures forecasted for Tuesday prompt special statement from National Weather Service

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 9:28 a.m. CDT • Updated: Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 12:56 p.m. CDT

The National Weather Service issued a Special Weather Statement regarding high temperatures expected Tuesday.

Temperatures are forecast to climb into the mid- to upper-90s.

The combination of the unusually hot temperatures so late in the summer, along with moderate humidity levels, could result in heat indices reaching or exceeding 100 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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