7 Things to know: Staying cool in hot temperatures

7 Things to Know

July 5, 2013 3:01:23 PM PDT
It's going to be hot, hot, hot around the New York area this week, here are some tips to stay cool.

1) Drink plenty of fluids

2) Stay in air conditioning

3) Stay out of the sun

4) Wear lightweight clothing

5) Avoid too much exertion

6) Check on neighbors and pets

7) Your windows matter. Opt for white window shades, blinds or drapes to reflect heat away from the house