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Heat advisories issued in Tennessee

NASHVILLE (AP) - Seven counties in two different parts of Tennessee are under a heat advisory.

The National Weather Service placed an area from Memphis north to Dyersburg, along the Mississippi River, under an advisory for Tuesday. From noon until 8 p.m., heat indexes of up to 107 degrees are expected with thermometer readings of up to 95 degrees.

Farther east, the counties of Franklin, Moore and Lincoln, all near the Alabama border, are likewise advised of high heat and humidity. Thermometer readings up to 93 degrees, coupled with increasing humidity, are expected to bring on heat indexes of up to 105 degrees Tuesday afternoon and evening.

An excessive heat warning has been issued for Thursday along the Tennessee-Alabama border.

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