Advice to help prepare for extreme heat on Memorial Day

If you plan on heading to a Memorial Day parade or service on Monday, be prepared for record setting temperatures. 

Here is some advice to help you handle the extreme heat:

1. Drink plenty of fluids 

2. Pace yourself if you plan to exercise 

3. Take breaks and go indoors to stay cool if you can 

4. Check on infants, young children and the elderly.

If you're worried a loved one is suffering from heat stroke, here are the warning signs:

1. A rapid, strong pulse

2. Dizziness 

3. Confusion 

4. Nausea 

5. Red, hot, dry skin 

 

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