... Heat advisory now in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT
* temperature... high temperatures will range from 94 to 100
degrees each afternoon.
* Heat index... maximum heat index values will range from 105 to
110 degrees on Wednesday and 102 to 107 degrees on Thursday.
* Impacts... heat exhaustion and heat stroke are possible for
individuals or pets outside during peak heating.
The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will
combine to 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
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.
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Issued: 2:33 AM CDT Jul. 26, 2017 – National Weather Service