The heat wave, which caused local officials to declare a heat warning Wednesday, will continue until a cold front comes through the region on Saturday.
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Some residents spent time cooling off while shopping at the Dayton Mall on Wednesday.
Vicki Phillabaum, who lives outside Germantown, said she’s worried about her pets. “(It’s affected) my animals. My dog gets really hot, I have to worry about him.”
Dayton resident Donica Harris said she is concerned about the patient she cares for.
“It hasn’t affected me physically, but it has affected my plants,” she said. “I’m also a caretaker and the heat is affecting her (my patient’s) quality of life.”