The heat index is expected to exceed 105 degrees on Monday.
Extreme heat requires protective actions, the health department said.
A heat advisory is in effect for the Fredericksburg area from 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday, July 19, 2015.
By Susan Larson
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the Fredericksburg region from noon to 7 p.m. July 2. Heat index values are expected to reach about 105 degrees, with temperatures in the mid to upper 90s.
The combination of high temperatures and high humidity create a situation in which heat related illnesses are possible. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends these precautions: