Heat advisory issued for eastern South Carolina

      COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- It's going to be dangerously hot in eastern South Carolina.

      The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the southeastern part of the state from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday.

      The advisory is in effect in Allendale, Beaufort, Berkeley, Colleton, Charleston, Dorchester, Hampton, and Jasper counties.

      Forecasters say heat index values will range from 105 to 110 degrees.

      A heat advisory is also in effect in the northeastern part of the state from noon to 6 p.m. Thursday. That advisory affects Darlington, Florence, Georgetown, Horry, Marion and Williamsburg counties,

      Heat index values of up to 108 degrees are possible in the northeastern part of South Carolina.