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Saline Still Baking as Heatwave Continues

The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat watch that remains in effect through Friday evening.

Saline Still Baking as Heatwave Continues

It was a hot Independence Day in Saline, with temperatures climbing to 101 at 3:05 p.m., according to Weather.com.

It won't be quite as hot Thursday, with temperatures forecast to peak at 93. With humidity, the heat indice will reach 100.

The is open as a public cooling station for anyone needing to get out of the heat.

Follow these steps from the Center for Disease Control to prevent heat-related illnesses, injuries, and deaths during hot weather:

  • Stay in an air-conditioned indoor location
  • Drink plenty of fluids.
  • Wear loose, lightweight, light-colored clothing and sunscreen.
  • Schedule outdoor activities carefully.
  • Pace yourself.
  • Take cool showers or baths to cool down.
  • Check on a friend or neighbor and have someone do the same for you.
  • Do not leave children in cars.
  • Check the local news for health and safety updates.

 

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