With temperatures across the U.S.
spiking into the 100s, and some as high as 110 degrees, it's official: it's a heat wave!
The rising temperatures mean we all have to keep in mind some heat-related safety tips.
First, don't ever leave kids or pets in the car!
It's literally hot enough to bake in there, even after just a minute or two.
NEVER, ever leave kids in the car — EVER!
And always keep well-hydrated.
Keep a bottle of water with you, and drink from it often.
You may not feel thirsty, but drink it anyway!
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To avoid brown-outs (rolling power outages), turn your thermostat up a few degree — even this little bit can make a big difference.
Stay safe, stay cool...
and hopefully this heat wave will be over soon!
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