CARRBORO, N.C. -- Carrboro is expecting temperatures well above normal and an elevated heat index from Thursday, July 27 through Sunday, July 30. The National Weather Service is predicting Saturday, July 29 to be the hottest day this weekend with high temperatures of 100F or above.
Dangerously high temperatures and humidity can quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are not taken. Consecutive days of dangerous heat indices have a cumulative affect on the body, significantly increasing the potential for heat related illnesses. Please take extra precautions and limit any outside work or activities. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible, and be sure to drink plenty of water!