Heat Index to Reach 108 Degrees Friday
Weather forecasts call for a heat index of 108 today, and a heat advisory is in effect until 9 p.m. tonight.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Summit County, as the heat index is expected to reach 108 degrees today.
The advisory is in effect from noon until 9 p.m. tonight.
If you plan to be outside, here's some tips to keep in mind:
- Drink plenty of water. Try to limit how much alcohol you drink.
- Stay out of the sun and in air-conditioning when possible.
- Be vigilant and check on the young and the elderly, who are more susceptibly to heat illnesses.
- Here's even more tips from the Stow Fire Department on how to avoid heat-related illness.
Get the complete detailed forecast here.