... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Saturday...
* event... hot and humid conditions will continue Saturday with
high temperatures climbing back into the mid to possibly upper
90s. When combined with the humidity, heat indices will range
from 105 to 108 degrees.
* Timing... heat indices of 105 degrees or greater can be expected
mainly during the afternoon and early evening hours.
* Impact... heat related illnesses may become possible for those
outdoors, especially when out in direct sunshine.
Take extra precautions to prepare your body for any sort of work
outside today. Consider rescheduling exercise and strenuous
activities before or after the hot afternoon readings. Know the
signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke such as the
chills or a sudden lack of perspiration.
It is best to wear light weight and loose fitting clothing. Drink
plenty of fluids such as water before, during and after exposure
to the heat. When possible, seek an air-conditioned space or at
least time spent out of the sun and remember to check on
relatives, neighbors and pets.
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Issued: 10:27 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2017 – National Weather Service