Heat Wave in North Central Florida
For the 42nd day in a row, temperatures topped 90 degrees. That extends the record by a day for the hottest summer in Alachua County. Health officials are stressing the importance of staying hydrated and paying close attention to your body's signals. In addition, it is recommended to avoid the hottest part of the day 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Some people, who make a living by working outside, admit this summer's temperatures are making them adjust.
"In the summer months, we get up real early in the morning like 6 o'clock. in the morning. By 1 o'clock, we usually shut the guys down," said Marvin Rim.
Doctors say you should stay away from caffeinated beverages because they dehydrate you.
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