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Too hot, football heat exhaustion, 4 children left in hot vehicle

Good afternoon!

Here's a look at what's most popular on our website right now, what we're working on in the WMC Action News 5 newsroom, and what's on tap for later!

Weather/traffic update:

Raise your hand if you've had enough of this heat! We're still stuck with a triple digit heat index. Meteorologists Dave Brown and Ron Childers will let you know if there is any relief ahead in the near future. And traffic tracker Janeen Gordon will tell you the areas to avoid on your evening commute. Tune into WMC Action News 5 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. for the latest weather and traffic.

Here's a look at what we're working on:

Today at 5:00, dangerous heat has led to at least one football player overheating on the field during practice. WMC Action News 5's Ben Watson has the latest on his condition and what being done to protect our kids from the heat. Then at 6:00, a Mid-South woman accused of leaving her four children in a hot vehicle in serious trouble. WMC Action News 5's Lauren Squires has the latest on the investigation.

Top headlines/trending:

Church members face arrest 

Child shot on interstate

5 people injured in Hwy-78 wreck 

Football player overcome by heat

This is Ursula Madden inviting you to join us this afternoon for WMC Action News 5 at 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.!

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