Jul 7, 2016

Dangerous heat wave hits South Florida

West Palm Beach, FL
USA
by
James Wieland
,
WPTV
The beach at Lake Worth pier. Photo: WPTV
The beach at Lake Worth pier. Photo: WPTV

A dangerous heat wave has hit South Florida this week, bringing dangerous temperatures and heat indices of more than 100 degrees.

On Wednesday, West Palm Beach tied the high temperature record of 95 degrees.

Heatstroke can be a big problem in South Florida. It's when your body gets overheated and can't function anymore, causing a potentially deadly situation