The heat index could reach 110 degrees. The inhabitants of Monroe, Charlotte, Concord, among other cities, must take greater precautions. We tell you how you can prevent accidents related to extreme heat.
The warning by extreme heat continues effective Wednesday in North Carolina. According to the Emergency Center, temperatures will be between 105 and 110 degrees.
@NCEmergency shared on the Twitter account that the heat warning will affect the cities of Chester, Rock Hill, Monroe, Charlotte, Concord, Salisbury, Statesville, among others.
“If you are working outside, take appropriate measures to stay healthy and reduce the risk of heat-related illness,” authorities insisted.
A ⚠️Heat Advisory⚠️ is in effect for portions our area today! Here are four questions you need to ask yourself prior to working or playing outdoors. https://t.co/TIXye1nmuT #WeatherReady #ncwx #scwx #gawx #CLTwx https://t.co/wLDbvDgHrI pic.twitter.com/wnjcxJFUrH
– NWS GSP (@NWSGSP) July 22, 2020
Ten tips to stay cool during the heatwave
- Avoid caffeinated drinks.
- Take turns with someone else if you work outdoors, and take breaks more often.
On its web portal, the Emergency Center offers recommendations for providing first aid for illnesses caused by extreme heat. See here for more information.