Heat index values could reach 102 from 1-7 p.m.
There will be a National Weather Service heat advisory in effect from 1-7 p.m. Tuesday. According to the NWS heat index values could reach up to 102, with temperatures in the 90's and and dewpoints near 70. "The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible," the advisory reads. "Avoid prolonged work in the sun or in poorly ventilated areas. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in air-conditioned environment...stay out of the sun...and check in on relatives and neighbors." Check here for tips from the Norwood Fire Department on how to stay safe in the heat.
Heat index values could reach 103 between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. in Norwood today.
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for central and eastern Massachusetts today, including Norwood, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. According to the NWS temperatures may reach up to 98 degrees, with heat index values stretching to 103. The following precautions are listed in the NWS warning: "Heat kills. Children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes." "Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light weight and …