Mahoning and Trumbull Counties are included in a heat advisory issued by the National Weather Service for parts of north-central, northeast and northwest Ohio, and northwest Pennsylvania.

In effect from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. Wednesday, June 15, 2022, heat index values up to 107 degrees are expected. Mercer and Columbiana Counties are not in the advisory area.

Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.

Experts advise people in the alert area to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles.

Extra precautions should be taken by those working or spending time outdoors.

When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible.

To reduce the risk during outdoor work, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air-conditioned environments.

Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.