posted on July 17, 2012 12:59
Forecasters are predicting that Tuesday will be the hottest day of the year. Temperatures are expected to be in the in the mid to upper 90’s and the humidity levels are also expected to be high.
Registered Nurse at UMMC Linda Buckle is offering tips on how to beat the heat.
She said on a day like say like Tuesday limit your time outside and try to find a cool place to hangout.
“Wear light clothing, drink plenty of fluids, sunscreen, stay in if you can. It’s a good day to bring the kids to a matinee. Also, don’t forget to keep your pets hydrated and off the hot pavement,” said Buckle.
Buckle said if you’re looking for an air conditioned place to go, the local grocery store and library are always open.