August 1 is the date for many students to return to school for athletics, drill team, cheerleading and band. This comes just as the temperatures hover around 100 degrees everyday. Need to remember that kids are more likely than adults to suffer from heat illnesses.
Some of the hottest air we have seen this summer is on the way to the Four State Region, and the WHAG Weather Team has some heat safety tips for you and your family with these dangerous heat indices expected.
Our typical sizzling summer has officially begun and temperatures are rising across the nation. My thermostat isn't reading as hot as some places like southern California (currently 114 degrees), but it's still pretty toasty outside.