An excessive heat warning is in effect for Hancock County and all surrounding counties until 8 p.m. Saturday.

Temperatures will be in the upper 90s, with heat indices up to 110 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Excessive heat warnings are “issued when a prolonged period of dangerously hot weather will occur,” the weather service said.

“The combination of high temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors,” the weather service advised.

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50 North, at the corner of Melrose and Blanchard avenues in Findlay, is open as a cooling station from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. today and 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

McComb will offer two cooling stations: the village council chambers in the municipal building, 210 E. Main St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, and the McComb Public Library, 113 S. Todd St., from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday