With temperatures forecast to reach 90 degrees Saturday and heat indexes to soar above 100, the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory starting at noon.
The hottest part of the day is expected to be noon to 6 p.m., and the combination of heat and humidity could cause some breathing issues for the elderly and those with certain health conditions.
“The combination of heat and humidity will create oppressive conditions which may cause heat-related illnesses to develop due to prolonged exposure,” the alert reads. “… particularly the elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions.”
Residents are urged to take proper pre-cautions when out and about today; wear loose and light-weight clothing, drink a lot of water, and avoid outside strenuous activity during advisory hours.
Parents should watch children carefully, and pets should not be left unattended in the heat without proper access to shade and fresh water.
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