...Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 7 PM EDT Monday...
* locations...southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia.
* Heat index values...around 110 degrees as a result of temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and high levels of humidity.
* Impacts...the combination of heat and humidity could lead to heat illnesses if proper precautions are not taken.
If you must be outdoors...drink plenty of fluids...wear light weight clothing and stay out of the direct sun. When possible... reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to the early morning or evening. In addition...know the signs of heat illnesses and be sure to check on those who are most susceptible to the heat such as Young children and the elderly. Never leave children and pets in a vehicle since temperatures can be much higher inside the vehicle.
To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency - call 9 1 1.