If you thought last summer was a hot one, well get a load of what’s expected this weekend.
Sandy Springs temp is expected to climb to 106 today and Saturday.
We may be used to stifling heat mixed into our summers, but this is ridiculous.
Last year’s official hottest day for Atlanta was 99 on Aug. 26 (Weather Underground says it was 100 on Aug. 3 at Peachtree-DeKalb Airport, however). Mellish wrote that the last time Atlanta officially reached triple digits was in August 2007, when we had nine days over 100.
And to make matters worse, the same high-pressure ridge that will keep us hot under the collar also will prevent Tropical Storm Debby from bringing us beneficial rain.
So here are some tips on how to stay cool:
- Always wear light-weight clothing that has plenty of ventilation – the fabric