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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:49 PM 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
through the weekend.

* Heat index values... up to 106.

* 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.




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