Southport's Golier family was taking in the heat Saturday as they walked and played alongside the Saugatuck River. Grady, 6, and Christopher, 4, plucked reeds and searched for tadpoles and other creatures lurking below the water's surface.
"We just got our electricity bill, so we're very aware of how hot it is," said dad, Christopher, 39. He, the boys and 19-monh-old sister Elizabeth were enjoying the time out in the sun while mom was away somewhere on Main Street shopping.
A heat advisory is in effect Saturday with temperatures climbing into the mid- to high 90s. High humidity will push the heat index as high as 104 degrees. The heat advisory stays in effect until 9 p.m. Saturday.
However there is a chance for rain to come along and cool things off at least a little bit. The National Weather Service reports a chance for thunderstorms between 2 p.m. and 2 a.m. They advise people in storm areas keep an eye out for localized flooding.
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