heat advisory northern Alabama


Forecasters are warning of dangerous heat in parts of northern Alabama.

   The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for nine counties, including the cities of Athens, Cullman, Decatur, Florence, Huntsville and surrounding areas.

   Forecasters project that temperatures will soar into the mid and upper 90s in the area on Wednesday afternoon and early evening.

   The heat advisory is set to run from 1 p.m. Wednesday through 7 p.m. Wednesday.