It’s been hot out this week, and we can expect more of the same Friday, with temperatures in the lower 90s, and through the weekend, when temperatures are supposed to be in the high 80s, according to AccuWeather.
But the higher temperatures can be a danger for those who overdo it or don’t keep themselves cooled off, so the city of Wheaton has posted a Heat Emergency Prevention guide both to help residents be aware of the symptoms that can signal a crisis, and to announce its cooling centers are at the ready for those in need of a place to, um, chill.
According to the city’s post, there are three levels of heat emergencies that become increasingly serious: heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heatstroke.
Learn more from the city’s Heat Emergency Prevention.
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