Extreme Heat

There is hot, and then there is hot! Extreme heat is a period of high heat and humidity with temperatures above 90 degrees for at least two to three days. In extreme heat your body works extra hard to maintain a normal temperature, which can lead to death. Extreme heat is responsible for the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards. Scroll down to view information on how you can best stay safe during extreme heat. 

Extreme Heat Graphic

Have a plan to stay safe during Extreme Heat:

Have a plan for Extreme Heat

Know the difference between Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke:

Heat Exhaustion vs. Heat Stroke

To Beat the Heat, seek out a Cooling Center:


When temps rise get inside

Keep Pets Safe During Extreme Heat:

Extreme Heat Pet Safety