Heat Wave Survival Tips: How to Stay Safe in Hot Weather

A dangerous heat wave is scorching the central and eastern U.S. this weekend

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A dangerous heat wave is hitting central and eastern U.S. this weekend with thermometers soaring close to 100 degrees. The high humidity will make it feel even hotter in some places. 

Take a look at some helpful tips on how you, your loved ones and your pets can stay safe in the hot weather:

When the temperatures begin to rise, it's important to know what you should and shouldn't do to keep you and your loved ones safe. Here are some tips.

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