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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 1:31 PM CDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Sunday...

* the combination of high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s
will combine with oppressive humidity to produce heat indices
from 105 to 110 degrees.

* A heat index of 105 degrees or higher is considered the level
at which the body becomes more susceptible to heat exhaustion
and heat stroke.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
California - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , High Surf Advisory
Illinois - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory, Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Iowa - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Louisiana - Record Report
Maryland - Heat Advisory
Michigan - Special Statement , Record Report
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Record Report
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch , Record Report
New York - Excessive Heat Watch , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Record Report
Tennessee - Heat Advisory
Texas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory
West Virginia - Heat Advisory
Wisconsin - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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