Or, just click on the bug to go to the website and add to favorites and drag from favorites to your desktop screen.
The Heat Index can also be obtained by downloading OSHA's Heat Index free smartphone application.
The heat index will appear in the WeatherBug weather data when the index level exceeds 70 degrees Fahrenheit. Verify that the geographic location is correct and the screen is updated to the current time.
If the National Weather Service issues a Heat Advisory, it will appear in the Alert section. The National Weather Service devised the heat index formula to provide guidance on the warning levels for possible heat disorders that may be experienced by individuals with prolonged exposure to these conditions or when strenuous activity is anticipated for only part of the day.
|Heat Index Range||Warning Level|
|80 - 90||Caution|
|91 - 103||Extreme Caution|
|104 - 124||Danger|
|Greater than 125||Extreme Danger|