BOSTON (WHDH) - High heat sticks around in Massachusetts, prompting another heat advisory for parts of the Bay State on Tuesday.

The advisory remains in effect until 8 p.m. for the majority of Eastern Mass., as well as parts of Central and Western Mass.

The heat index is expected to reach around 95 degrees as temperatures surpass 90 degrees and the mugginess sticks around.

Some communities recorded a heat wave Monday , including Boston, Lawrence and Fitchburg.

Residents are urged to drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun, and stay in an air-conditioned room if possible.

Scattered showers and storms are slated to develop Tuesday afternoon, bringing with it localized downpours.

A flash flood watch is in effect for parts of Middlesex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, and Worcester counties until 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The heat and possibility for storms sticks around into Wednesday before temperatures drop into the 70s on Thursday.

For the latest weather updates, visit the 7Weather page.

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