Stay Safe as Temperatures Rise Over the Weekend (posted June 29, 2018)

High temperatures are expected over much of Wisconsin in the next several days, and residents are reminded to take steps to stay cool during this heat wave.
 
Hot temperatures and humidity can be dangerous and even deadly. During heat waves like this one, it’s important to stay cool, hydrated, and informed.
 
Follow these tips to stay safe during extreme heat:If you start feeling overheated, weak, dizzy, nauseated, or have muscle cramps, you could be experiencing heat illness. Move to air conditioning, drink water, get under a fan, and put cool washcloths on your neck or forehead. If your symptoms worsen or don’t improve, go to the emergency room or call 911.