HEAT WARNING ISSUED

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It’s gonna be a steamy day.

So says the National Weather Service, which is forecasting temperatures in the mid-to-upper 90s. And “temperatures are not expected to be much cooler at the shore,” the agency cautions.

A “heat advisory” is in effect from 10a to 8p today. Meantime, scattered thunderstorms are expected to provide some relief.

Here’s the full forecast for the Red Bank area:

Today: Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 91. West wind between 7 and 11 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tonight: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 73. West wind between 6 and 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday: A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 86. West wind between 6 and 10 mph. Chance of precipitation is 40%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Tuesday Night: A chance of showers and thunderstorms before midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 71. Northwest wind around 8 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 84. North wind between 5 and 7 mph.

Wednesday Night: Mostly clear, with a low around 68.

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 80.

Thursday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 67.

Friday: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82.

Friday Night: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 69.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Saturday Night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

Sunday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.