Joliet Is Under Excessive Heat Warning

Today: Sunshine; with record-breaking temperatures. High 99.

Tonight: Little relief from the heat over night. Low 78.

Tomorrow: Sunshine and very hot; minimize outdoor activity. High 101.

Friday: Partly sunny and cooler but still humid. High 88.

Saturday: Mostly sunny. High 79.

Sunday: Pleasant with sunshine. High 78.

So what to do for the next two days:

  • Drink plenty of fluids, even if you don’t feel thirsty.
  • If you have to be outdoors, pace yourself.
  • Wear loose-fitting, light-colored clothing.
  • If you’re outside, re-apply sunscreen frequently.
  • If over-heated, take a cool shower or a cool bath.
  • Check on friends and neighbors, especially the elderly and the disabled.
  • NEVER leave children or pets in cars … even for a “short” period of time.
  • If you don’t have air conditioning, visit indoor public buildings like stores and libraries.