Heat advisory in effect: Here are some safety tips to avoid heat-related illness

Published: Jul. 22, 2021 at 3:30 PM EDT
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SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) - AhHeat advisory is in effect Thursday for parts of the Suncoast until 6 p.m.

Heat index values up to 109 are expected in Hillsborough and Manatee counties. Heat stress will be a real danger for those working outside in the afternoon heat.

It’s a good idea to keep an eye out for symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat strokes. Symptoms of heat stress include: Dizziness, headache, pale or clammy skin, cramps, nausea and profuse sweating.

Be sure to limit time in the sun during this time if possible, and stay hydrated.

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