Heat Wave

City of Columbia Misting stations operating during extreme heat

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The City of Columbia announced it will operate misting stations in several of the City’s parks to help guests stay cool on days when the heat index reaches 90 degrees or higher. According to city officials, Misting stations will operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., For a list of Misting stations click here http://columbiasc.net/headlines/07-03-2019/misting-stations Categories: Local…

City of Columbia Misting Stations to help guests cool off in extreme heat

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–The City of Columbia announced it will operate misting stations in several of the City’s parks to help guests stay cool on days when the heat index reaches 90 degrees or higher. According to city officials, Misting stations will operate from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the following locations: Misting Stations: ·         Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St. Hyatt Park, 950 Jackson Ave….

Heat Safety: Heat Stroke warning signs

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– As we deal with the unseasonably hot weather, experts say it is important to be able to spot the signs of heat stroke. Palmetto Health Richland officials say symptoms include everything from sluggishness to hallucinations and loss of consciousness. According to the Mayo Clinic if you see someone exhibiting those symptoms, get them out of the sun, offer…

Watch: Excessive Heat

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Excessive heat is creating problems across the country and right here in the Midlands. There are heat alerts in nearly 12 states, with temperatures reaching 12 digits. At least 11 people nationwide have reportedly died due to the heat. Here in the midlands, we’re battling tripe digits and humidity. Categories: Local News, News Tags: Heat Wave

Watch: Heat Death in SC

(AP)–Authorities say a man found dead from the heat in his South Carolina home had only a fan to cool him down. Laurens County Coroner Nick Nichols told media outlets that 74-year-old Robert Hamilton had likely been dead for a week when he was found by his landlord at his Ware Shoals mobile home on Sunday. Nichols says it was…

4 Dead as Heat Intensifies in Southwest States

This Tuesday, June 14, 2016 photo Leo Block, left, Matari Phason, center, and Brian Juarez, right, push part of a shipment of 20,000 water bottles donated by Yellow Cab of Phoenix to Central Arizona Shelter Services, Arizona’s largest homeless shelter, to help prepare for the summer heat in Phoenix, Ariz. Four people were killed in Arizona and millions more remain…