Hyperthermia Alert Issued for Thursday

Montgomery County has been placed under a Hyperthermia alert from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday. The precaution comes into effect as a result of temperatures reaching 95 degrees or higher in certain parts of the county. 

Residents should take precautions – such as staying hydrated and checking for symptoms of heat exposure – in order to protect themselves against heat stroke or heat exhaustion. This also includes checking in on others to ensure signs of heat-related illnesses are not present.  

“Expect the heat index to be above 95 degrees,” the Montgomery County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security stated per a tweet. 

For tips on hot weather safety and more information on the signs of heat exposure, residents can visit the county government website here.

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