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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 7:37 PM CDT on June 25, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on June 26, 2016


... Heat advisory now in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* heat index readings... between 103 and 108 degrees

* timing... current through 7pm dst Sunday

* impacts... heat related illnesses such as heat exhaustion or
heat stroke can occur quickly to anyone working outdoors or
participating in outdoor activities. Also... remember not to
leave children or pets unattended in vehicles for any length
of time. Always remember where/S baby? Look before you lock.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. 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
neighbors.

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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