PROCTORVILLE, Ohio (WSAZ) -- Austin Stanley doesn't have to say a word. Just one look at him and you can tell he thinks the weather's brutal.
"When it rains, it pours," Stanley says, "and now I'm just pouring sweat."
Tuesday was the second day that thousands in the Tri-State have been battling the heat. In fact, it's so bad the National Weather Service has issued a local heat advisory.
Marty Johnson is an EMT with Boyd County Emergency Services.
This oppressive heat is something he takes seriously.
"It's especially hard on the young and elderly," Johnson says. "They can start to feel sick rather quickly."
The Centers For Disease Control says heat can be deadly. And it's important to pay attention to warning signs such as these: