CT officials brace for high temperatures

NORWALK - It was an uncomfortable day outside today, but it wasn't quite as blistering as some had expected.Public officials put emergency procedures into effect today, but they apparently weren't needed. Many communities opened emergency cooling centers for neighbors without air conditioning, but temperatures were lower than expected, and the sun was often blocked by clouds.Still, health officials say that people ? especially the elderly and those with heart or respiratory problems ? are still at risk in these warm temperatures. They say it's important to stay hydrated and not overdo it in the heat.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Team of the Week: Sacred Heart women's golf 1 Team of the Week: Sacred Heart women's golf
Bridgeport police investigating death of 10-month-old boy as 2 Bridgeport police investigating death of baby boy as homicide
Milford police have arrested a woman that they 3 Police: Woman set up man to be robbed at Milford hotel
4 Connecticut Sportscast, April 25
Workers from New York headed to Stamford Tuesday 5 Striking Charter Communications workers protest in Stamford

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE