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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:03 PM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 25, 2014


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

A heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Monday.

* Timing... dangerous levels of heat and humidity will occur from
this afternoon through Monday afternoon.

* Heat index values... will peak from 100 to 107 degrees in the
afternoon hours... with high temperatures in the low to mid 90s
and dewpoints in the 70s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures... high humidity
and fairly light winds will 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 will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Beat the heat... check the backseat! Never leave children or pets
unattended in a vehicle.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible reschedule strenuous 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 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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