A heat advisory has been issued for the area as high temperatures are expected to climb into the mid-90s with a heat index the triple digits.
Mark Mintun, an emergency medical staffer in Webster City, says if you’re planning on being active and outside, you must push fluids.
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Without taking precautions and staying well hydrated in this heat, Mintun says you could be facing a very unpleasant road.
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If you don’t pay attention to the warning signs, Mintun says your condition can quickly go from bad to worse.
Other tips for beating the heat include: wear plenty of sunscreen, wear light-colored, light-weight clothing — and a hat — and take frequent breaks in the shade or indoors.