With the temperature reaching well into the 90s this weekend comes greater risk for heat related illness.
Extreme heat and humidity can push the body to its limits, causing heat cramps and exhaustion. The DeKalb Fire Department says residents of urban areas are at a much greater risk. High heat hazards include:
-Heat Cramps: Muscle pain and spasms caused by heavy exertion. While not often severe, they are can be the first sign that the body is having trouble with heat.