The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for Channahon and the surrounding area from Thursday afternoon through Saturday, July 18th - July 20th.
Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink plenty of water. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, call 911.
Never leave anyone, including pets, in a closed, parked vehicle, as temperatures inside can reach over 150 degrees quickly, resulting in heat stroke and death.
Pets can succumb to the effects of excessive heat. Ensure pets have adequate drinking water and a shady place to rest, or bring them inside.
Please see below for information on cooling centers:
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