Heat Advisory, Air Quality Alert Issued
Miserably hot and humid weather expected Wednesday and Thursday
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Lehigh Valley with the worst conditions expected from noon Wednesday through 8 p.m. Thursday. A heat index (temperature with humidity factored in) of 100 degrees is expected.
Curb your outdoor activities. Bring pets inside or make sure they have access to shade and water.
Children and the elderly are most susceptible to heat-related problems.
Our area is also under a code orange air quality alert, which means air pollution may reach unhealthy concentrations for children, the elderly, and anyone suffering from asthma, heart disease or other lung ailments.
The forecast shows temperatures may become more seasonable Friday with a high of 85.