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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:44 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 24, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* timing... dangerous levels of heat and humidity will continue
for the rest of the week and into the upcoming weekend.

* Heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the 90s
and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will likely lead to an increased risk of heat-
related stress and illness. The very Young... the elderly...
those without air conditioning... and those participating in
strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
Also... car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
of minutes. Beat the heat... check the backseat! Never leave
children or pets unattended in a vehicle... not even for a
minute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to the 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 immediately.




Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Record Report
Kansas - Heat Advisory
Kentucky - Heat Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Flash Flood Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
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