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Hall County will be under heat advisory Tuesday
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Boaters stop for a swim near Lake Lanier Olympic Park on Sunday, June 30, 2019. - photo by Scott Rogers

Hall County can expect high temperatures Tuesday, with the area under a heat advisory from the National Weather Service from noon to 8 p.m.

Several other counties in the area, including Banks, Barrow, Dawson, Forsyth, Gwinnett and Jackson will also be under a heat advisory. Most of the state is listed in the Monday heat advisory, which is expected to continue through Tuesday.

According to the National Weather Service’s forecast for Gainesville, Tuesday will be mostly sunny, with a high of 93, but it could feel as hot as 101. There is a chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly after 3 p.m.

The National Weather Service recommends that people drink plenty of fluids, stay in air conditioning and avoid the direct sun. Strenuous activities should be rescheduled to the early morning or evening if possible, and people should take breaks if they are working outside.

The United States has seen high temperatures in recent days, with much of the Southeast under a heat advisory, some areas of Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana and Mississippi under an excessive heat warning, and some parts of Arizona and Southern California under an excessive heat watch. Tucson, Arizona is expected to have a high of 103 on Tuesday and a high of 105 on Wednesday. Little Rock, Arkansas is expected to have a high of 96 Tuesday, although it could feel as hot as 108.