Heat Advisory in Effect Across New Hampshire

Aug 6, 2018

A heat advisory is in effect for most of New Hampshire on Monday, Aug. 6.

The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory today for most of New Hampshire, warning the heat index values hitting 100.

The forecast calls for temperatures in the mid to high 90s, with dewpoints in the upper 60s and lower 70s.

New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services declared an "air quality action day" today for Rockingham County, a warning for unhealthy levels of air pollution. 

The bad-air alert was issued for Tuesday and Wednesday for both Rockingham and Hillsborough counties.

Public safety leaders and the weather service recommend people beat the heat by drinking plenty of fluids, staying out of the sun, and staying in air-conditioned spaces.

For outdoor workers, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks.