Weather Alert

Health Officials Warn Extreme Heat Leads to Dangerous Health Risks

With near record temperatures around 100 on Friday, health officials are asking people to limit their time outdoors during peak heating hours.

Dr. Steven Judge is the Medical Director of the Emergency Room at Mercy Hospital Jefferson. He breaks up heat related illnesses in to 3 different categories.

Dr. Judge goes over the best steps to take to alleviate heat exhaustion.

Temperatures are expected to remain in the 90s through the weekend with cooler weather moving in by Monday.

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