Most of the Tri-State will be under a Heat Advisory from Wednesday until Sunday. We could see heat index numbers well over 100 degrees!

This week could of the hottest weeks of the year so far. According to the National Weather Service, the Tri-State will be under a heat advisory until Sunday evening.

Photo Credit: NWS

Photo Credit: NWS

According to NWS, a Heat Advisory means;

"A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned
room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and

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.

To reduce risk during 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 9 1 1."

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