It’s Going to Be Wicked Hot Today – Heat Advisory August 26 for Downeast Maine
If you thought yesterday was hot, you just wait Mister Man! Today, Thursday August 26th is going to be wicked hot. So hot in fact that the National Weather Service in Caribou has issued a Heat Advisory for Downeast Maine today from Noon to 6 p.m
The actual temperatures this afternoon will be in the upper 80's but it will feel like it's in the upper 90's this afternoon
The National Weather Service is advising you to drink plenty of fluids, and not those fruity iced Pina Coladas or a cold bottle of beer! They mean non-alcoholic fluids! If possible stay in air-conditioned rooms and stay out of the sun. Be sure not to leave children and pets in vehicles!
If you are working outside, make sure you stay hydrate. Take plenty of breaks and try to stay in the shade. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothes.
Heat stroke is an emergency and you should call 9-1-1 if you have signs of heat stroke!