With temperatures in the Cheyenne area expected to hit the low 90s this week, a spokeswoman for Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power is offering some tips for dealing with the heat.

Sharon Fain is advising people to wear lightweight, comfortable clothes and take cool baths or showers to beat the heat. She also says people should drink plenty of water, and says those without air conditioning should use fans to keep the air circulating.Fain says anyone who begins to feel dizzy, nauseous or confused or who experiences rapid heartbeat , breathing problems or chest pain should seek medical help.

Fain also advises people to use a programmable thermostat to lower the temperature when people are home, but not use energy when the house is empty. Fain also advises people to keep the blinds, shades and drapes closed during the hottest part of the day.

She also reminds Cheyenne Light, Fuel and Power  customers that they can help deal with the stress of high summer electricity bills with a level payment plan to even out the amount of your monthly payments over the course of the year.