(Forsyth County, GA) Locals in North and Central Georgia can expect a heat wave this week with a heat index of 100 to 110 degrees.
Monday, June 13 started the week off with a high of 96 degrees with the rest of the week expected to be in the mid to high 90s as well.
The sweltering weather is part of a heat wave making its way over the central and eastern parts of the country, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Peachtree City.
The NWS offers these tips when dealing with hot weather:
- Never leave people or pets in a car
- Drink plenty of hydrating fluids
- Take frequent breaks in the shade or air conditioning
- Check on friends, families and neighbors
If you have a news tip in Forsyth County, contact Justine Lookenott at firstname.lastname@example.org.