People should be aware of some of the signs and symptoms of heat-related illnesses.
With temperatures in the 90s on Tuesday and a heat wave possible, several schools are dismissing early. To see a full list of the early dismissals, click here.
The heat and humidity has caused several towns and cities to open cooling centers. To see the full list of cooling centers, click here.
“We have more hot weather this week and the City is offering places where people can keep cool. Extremely hot and humid weather can be challenging, even dangerous, and I urge people to take precautions,” Mayor Pedro E. Segarra said in a statement on Tuesday.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released the following symptoms of heat exhaustion:
If anyone is experiencing those symptoms, CDC officials said they should do the following:
For more on heat-related illnesses, click here.
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