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Heat Advisory
Issued: 6:28 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT
this evening...

* temperature... high temperatures across the advisory area will
be in the low to middle 90s, with heat indices 104 to 107
degrees.

* Impacts... heat related illnesses may be possible for those
outdoors in unshaded areas.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule activities to early morning or evening. Know
the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear
light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink
plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency, call 9 1 1.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room,
stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.




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