Source: National Weather Service -

Heat Indexes take into factors other that temperature that influence the affect of heat on your body. They include things like:

See Heat Index

  1. Stay hydrated (You can drink too much water see Hydration)
  2. Limit Strenuous Outdoor Activities
  3. Avoid direct sun
  4. Wear a broad brimmed hat
During a Heat Wave | NWS

Sun Protection
Heat Index
Warning Signs and Symptoms of Heat-Related Illness | Natural Disasters and Severe Weather | CDC
Overhydration: Types, Symptoms, and Treatments

last updated 18 May 2019