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Posted on Monday, Jul. 11, 2011 — 3:46 PM
Heat is the No. 1 weather-related killer in the United States, according to the National Weather Service. Statistical data shows that heat causes more fatalities per year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined.
With temperatures expected in the upper 90s and heat indices topping 100 over the next several days, a little information can go a long way in battling health-threatening conditions related to hot weather.
Frequently asked questions about extreme heat.
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