A Heat Advisory is in effect for the region again today. Officials say the excessive heat is expected to continue the rest of this week.
The American Red Cross has steps people can follow to stay safe as the temperatures soar. Everyone is at risk when temperatures rise above 90 degrees. The elderly and the very young are most susceptible to heat and heat-related illnesses.
Red Cross spokesperson Kathy Musso says never leave children or pets in the car, the inside temperature of the car can quickly reach 120 degrees. Excessive heat can lead to sunburn, heat cramps, heat exhaustion and even heat stroke.
Experts say drink plenty of water, if you must be outside take frequent breaks and stay in the shade as much as possible.