Tuesday, June 19, 2012
With temperatures forecast for the high 90s Wednesday and Thursday, Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency offers some suggestions for keeping cool.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The first excessive heat of the summer is expected to hit the area Wednesday, when temperatures across Massachusetts could approach 100 degrees. The National Weather Service forecasts a high of 96 on Wednesday and Thursday, before temperatures cool on Friday to 88. A hazardous weather outlook, issued early Tuesday by the National Weather Service, states that a "high probability" exists of hot, humid conditions Wednesday and Thursday across Massachusetts. "Maximum heat indices should reach around 100 degrees both days, especially across the lower Connecticut River Valley, interior Eastern Massachusetts as well as the urban areas of Boston and Providence," the National Weather Service wrote. "Heat advisories may be needed in portions of the …
Wednesday, July 20, 2011
Keep cool, as humidity and temperatures are expected to be high for the next two days.
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat watch for residents of most of Eastern Massachusetts for Thursday and Friday. According to the weather service website, afternoon temperatures on Thursday and Friday are expected to be from 95 to 100 degrees, with a heat index of up to 105 degrees. The hottest hours will fall between noon and 8 p.m. The weather service advises that excessive heat may lead to heat illnesses in children, the elderly and those performing "strenuous physical activity." According to its website: At these temperatures and humidity levels, people should know that heat illnesses are possible. Know the signs of heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other ailments. People should wear lightweight and loose fitting …
Wednesday, June 8, 2011
With the temps climbing into the 90s, folks are looking for ways to cool off. Features video of two little ones at Davidian Bros. ice cream stand telling us how they deal with the heat.
Cool off. That's the bottom line. Here are five ways we're suggesting that you do so. 1. Visit the library: "We expect the AC will be running furiously the next few days," said Jean Langley, library director. Langley said the scheduled events are still happening (book discussions and children's groups), but families are more than welcome to come in and "amuse themselves on the computers [their laptops or the library's desktops] browse magazines and DVDs and select books." 2. Grab an ice cream. Freshway Pizza has is, and tables outside, as well. The Davidian Brothers Farm ice cream stand is also a reliable standby for a cone or a sundae. 3. "We’d love to have seniors here to cool off! said Kelly Burke, director of the Northborough Senior …