Heat Advisory Tips

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Heat Advisory for eats Alabama which is in effect today until Saturday at 9:00PM. Maximum heat indices will be between 105 and 109 degrees. Cooling Centers will be open in Etowah County at the Gadsden Public Library and The Salvation Army. Remember to drink plenty of water to replace minerals in your body. Limit sun exposure during mid-day hours. Avoid hot foods and heavy meals. Wear light, loose clothing and wear sun screen. Shade children with a hat or umbrella. And, check on the elderly and make sure your pets have plenty of fresh water and adequate shade.


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