Heat Advisory in effect this weekend, heat index up to 103 expected

The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Berks County from 10am Saturday to 8pm Sunday. Heat index values up to 103 expected.

The hottest and especially more humid conditions are expected to occur during Sunday.

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Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments.

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Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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54.7 ° F
57.3 °
51.9 °
66 %
5.1mph
100 %
Sat
55 °
Sun
68 °
Mon
69 °
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67 °
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58 °

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