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UGA Expert on Soaring Temperatures and Heat Advisories

Athens and the rest of the state of Georgia have seen several days of heat advisories, with temperatures soaring weather experts are urging residents not to overexert themselves in the heat. Dr. John Knox is a professor of geography at the University of Georgia. He explains why we should heed those warnings.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!