Another very hot day is on tap with continued humid conditions. Afternoon temperatures are expected to top out right at the century mark across much of the area. Afternoon heat index values are expected to reach between 105 and 110.
The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water.
Outdoor work the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...CALL 911.