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5 mobile apps to help you beat the heat

Posted: 1:02 PM, Jun 10, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-10 16:20:34-04
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SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Want advice on how to stay cool as the weather heats up? These five mobile apps offer heat-related tips and track important information when the heat rises.

OSHA-NIOSH Heat Safety Tool - This app provides users with real-time heat indexes, hourly forecasts, first-aid information for heat-related illnesses, as well as health recommendations for warm days. More information on the app and how to download here .

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Hydro Coach Water-Drinking App - Hydro Coach allows users to customize their daily hydration goals, using notifications to remind you to drink enough water. Enter a personal goal or enter your age, weight, lifestyle and local weather to have Hydro Coach calculate one for you. More information on the app and how to download here .

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Ultraviolet UV Index - The Ultraviolet UV Index app gives local UV index readings from across the globe, as well as tips and tricks to protect yourself against the current UV index. More information on the app and how to download here .

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sunZapp - This skin protection mobile app uses your location, environment, skin type, clothing, and use of shade combined with NOAA’s hourly UV index forecast to provide you with real-time protection advice. More information on the app and how to download here.

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WeatherBug - WeatherBug is one of the only all-encompassing forecast apps that also offers UV index updates, real-time heat indexes, and pollen count. More information on the app and how to download in the app store.