An Excessive Heat Warning is in effect thru 7 p.m. Saturday. The National Weather Service says temperatures are expected to climb between 98 and 105 each afternoon, and heat indices will range from 100 to 108 as a result of slowly increasing humidity.
An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will take place. The combination of heat and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely.
Limit your time outdoors if possible, and know the signs of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency. Call 9-1-1 if you need help.