Hot temperatures have settled into the region creating a dangerous situation for those who don’t have air conditioning or any other means to escape the heat.
Officials say the hot weather is especially dangerous for the elderly and people with health problems. Officials recommend folks without air conditioning spend time at malls and public libraries as a way to beat the heat.
If you work outside, experts say try to stay in the shade and drink plenty of cold water to stay hydrated.
Never leave anyone or pets inside a parked car even for a few minutes.
Also, don’t forget to check on pets during the hot weather.