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Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security

Extreme/Excessive Heat

Extreme heat affects the body's ability to regulate temperature which can create dangerous conditions if appropriate safety measures are not taken. Heat may affect air quality, especially in urban areas, and may have a stronger impact on the eldery, children, and sick persons. 

Before periods of extreme and excessive heat:

During periods of extreme and excessive heat:

Understand the illnesses associated with extreme and excessive heat: 


Alert Montgomery

During these extreme conditions, listen to the radio, watch television news, and make sure you've signed up for Alert Montgomery,  to receive all the latest information.



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