Nearly 200 million Americans across 34 states are under a heat-related advisory, including excessive heat warnings. Parts of the country are experiencing triple-digit temperatures, while others are experiencing damaging storms related to extreme heat.
While many of us in New England may rejoice at several days in the 90s, those working outside in the sun must take extra precautions to remain safe. Heat warnings and advisories are issued by the National Weather Service when conditions pose a threat to life or property. An average of 175 Americans are lost to heat