Heat Waves are silent killers, claiming more lives in than any other weather phenomenon. Those killed tend to be elderly shut-ins, but anyone can lose their life to heat if they are not aware of what is going on.
Understanding a Heat Wave
Living during a Heat Waves
During a heat wave there are only two important goals to have, stay hydrated and stay cool. Always carry and drink plenty of water during a heat wave, stay out of the sun as much as possible, and don't work any harder than you have to.