Video: Heat Advisory Issued Today and Heat Safety Tips
Posted at 1:15 p.m.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory today, in effect until 8 p.m. tonight.
Heat index values will be up to 107 degrees with maximum temperatures in the mid to upper 90s. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
Staff from our Office of Emergency Management, Health Department and Office to Prevent and End Homelessness joined us to discuss today’s heat advisory, what you can do to stay cool and safe in the summer heat, as well as what you should be aware of and can do to assist our vulnerable population.
For more information on extreme heat, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/hazards/extreme-heat.htm. For the current weather forecast, visit www.fairfaxcounty.gov/emergency/weather-forecast.htm.