Taking heat precautions during holiday events

September 13, 2019 posted by


WHAT WILL BE A BUSY NIGHT IN OUR CITY. THANKS.
>>>SO MANY PEOPLE TRYING TO BEAT THE HEAT ON THIS 4TH OF JULY. AND IN LAWRENCE, GRABBED SHADE UNDER. TENTS AND GRABBED BOTTLES EVER WATER TO HYDRATE.>>RICH VAN WYK HAS BEEN FOLLOWING THE 4TH OF JULY AND THE SEARCH TO STAY COOL.>>Reporter: WE SAW A LOT OF PEOPLE TODAY. THEY WERE STAYING SMART. THEY WERE BEING COOL. TAKING ADVANTAGE OF ALL OF THE ADVICE. UNFORTUNATELY, RIGHT NOW WE’RE IN THE MIDDLE OF MOST DANGEROUS PART OF THE DAY. KIDS AND PARENTS FOUND LOTS OF COOL IN CITY PARKS. WATER PROVIDED A SPLASH OF INSTANT BUT TEMPORARY RELIEF FROM THE HEAT.>>IT’S BLAZING HOT. WE’RE TRYING TO MAKE THE BEST OF IT AND STAY COOL.>>Reporter: IS IT WORKING?>>IS LITTLE BIT. STILL PRETTY HOT.>>Reporter: HOT ENOUGH TO FEEL LIKE 100 DEGREES BY MID-AFTERNOON. EVEN THE MORNING INDEPENDENCE PARADES WERE UNCOMFORTABLE. IN SOUTH PORT, ORGANIZERS TOOK SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS. THE YOUNG CHEERLEADERS RECEIVED EXTRA WATER AND EXTRA ATTENTION DURING AND AFTER THE PARADE.>>THEY THINK THAT JUST BECAUSE — IT’S NOT AT HOT.>>REPORTER: COLD WATER WAS A HOT COMMODITY. HEALTH IT EXPERTS EDGE COURAGE PEOPLE TO LAY OFF THE BEER. FIND SHADE. LIMIT PHYSICAL ACTIVITY. EMERGENCY ROOMS SAY THEY SEE MOST OF THEIR PATIENTS AFTER 3:00 P.M.
THE HOTTEST PART OF THE DAY. A TIME WHEN POOR DECISIONS MADE EARLIER IN THE DAY BEGIN TO TAKE THEIR TOLL.>>THAT’S WHAT MAKE PEOPLE MORE PRONE TO GETTING SICK AT THE END OF THE DAY.>>Reporter: SIMPLE ADVICE FOR PEOPLE FEELING OVERWHELMED BY THE HEAT.>>WHEN YOU DON’T FEEL WELL, DRINK THE WATER, GO BACK INSIDE. IF YOU STILL DON’T FEEL WELL.>>REPORTER: CALL 911 FOR A PROFESSIONAL.>>THAT’S CORRECT.>>REPORTER: AND BRING A LITTLE COMMON SENSE TO THE PATRIOTIC PARTY. RICH VAN WYK, CHANNEL 13, EYEWITNESS NEWS.

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