National Weather Service issues heat special weather statement for Cooper County
For much of the summer, it may have felt more like early autumn, but now at the end of August, the heat is making a short return.
The National Weather Service in Pleasant Hill issued a special statement urging individuals to take precautions and be mindful of the heat. With temperatures expected to be in the mid to upper 90s this week, heat indexes will be over 100. The statement said the heat this week could potentially bring dangerous conditions. It also stated because the summer has been cooler than normal these temperatures will make it especially dangerous because the body has not become acclimated to hot weather.
Long range forecast from weather.com has above 90 degree temperatures until Labor Day with a high temperature of 89. According to weather.com humidity will be lower as well for the start of September.