Heat advisory issued for Union County

The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for Union County until 9 p.m. which cautions against prolonged exposure in the heat.

According to the advisory, “Prolonged exposure to the heat may lead to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The risk for these heat-related illnesses will be high today… especially for those working outdoors… as well as for those in inadequately cooled buildings.”

Further, the notice advises to know the signs of a heat-related illness, to wear light and loose clothing, drink plenty of water and schedule frequent breaks in shaded or air conditioned areas.

Temperatures are expected to hit 100 degrees with 41 percent humidity, according to NWS.

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