Heat Index, Temps Soar Into Triple Digits This Week

With The Heat Index and Temps Soaring Into Triple Digits This Week, here are a few things you need to know if you are outside for extending amounts of time!

We found the following tips to help you stay safe:

Avoid long periods out in the blazing heat. Take frequent breaks.
Check on elderly friends and neighbors, who may be on a fixed income and cant afford to turn the ac on much.
Drink lots of water and natural juices.
Avoid alcoholic beverages and drinks with caffeine, such as coffee and soda that could dehydrate you.
Keep lights turned off. Not only will it feel cooler but the zen is even cooler
Take a cool bath or shower periodically; use cool towels.
Wear loose, light cotton clothing outdoors.
Avoid heavy meals.
Avoid using your oven.
Reduce physical activity.
If you feel you need emergency medical attention die to heat, call 911 immediately.

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