South to start seeing relief from excessive heat starting Monday
Finally some heat relief for the South to start the work week.
A cold front sweeping across the eastern half of the country will bring some relief from the excessive heat across the South and Southeast this week.
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Monday will see temperatures a bit cooler than what was experienced on Sunday.
Dallas and Houston, which hovered 100 degrees on Sunday, will fall back into the upper 80s and low 90s to start the work week.
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Memphis and Nashville, which has seen excessive temperatures for weeks, will fall back into the mid- to upper 80s.
The warmest temperatures will be seen along the Gulf Coast from New Orleans to Tallahassee, Florida, where high temperatures will remain in the 90s.
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The best time to go outdoors during a hot summer day is in the early morning or late in the evening when temperatures tend to be cooler than during the afternoon.
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If you need to go outdoors during the heat of the day, experts advise you to wear loose, light-colored clothing and drink plenty of fluids.
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The dangerous heat can make vehicles deadly for anyone left inside without air conditioning running. Make sure to "look before you lock" to ensure you have not left any children or pets unattended.
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