Which side of the spectrum would you rather deal with?
Newsflash ... it's cold outside! Yes, the area woke up to frosty temperatuers hovering near the 0 degree mark this morning and according to WHDH, we can expect to be in the deep freeze for quite a while. On the Acton Patch Facebook page, we asked which do you prefer: extreme cold or extreme heat. Here are some of the responses: So now lets pass along the question here. Tell us in the comments section below whether you would rather deal with extreme cold or extreme heat.
Heat indexes may exceed 100 degrees, leading to raised risk of heat illnesses.
Take caution Acton, the heat is on. Or will be soon. The National Weather Service is predicting high temperatures to reach the mid to upper 90s Thursday, Friday and Saturday, and issued an excessive heat watch for the area. Local meteorologists from WHDH Ch. 7 are predicting highs will be near 100 Thursday and Friday. Humidity levels are expected to be oppresive all three days. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity will cause heat indexes to soar, making it feel 105 degrees or hotter. Because of this, people are advised to take caution while outdoors to avoid heat illnesses. “A few common sense measures can reduce heat-related problems, especially for the elderly, the very young and people with respiratory ailments, who …