Heat Advisory In Effect Until 8pm - Here are Some Tips For Staying Cool

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Tips for staying cool were issued by the National Weather Service:

Drink plenty of fluids

Stay in an air-conditioned room

Stay out of the sun

Check up on relatives and neighbors

According to the National Weather Service, a heat advisory is issued when high humidities are expected to combine with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is 100 to 104 degrees for two consecutive hours.

Some Additional Tips:

Avoid strenuous activities

Wear light, loose-fitting, light-colored clothing

Avoid alcohol and caffeine

Eat lightly throughout the day

Call 911 at the first signs of heat-related illness. Common symptoms include dry, red-spotted skin; mental confusion; body temperature at or above 105 degrees, dizziness; weakness; fatigue; headache; nausea; cramps; and rash.

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