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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:03 AM CDT Jul. 15, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

* temperature... highs temperatures will be near 95 with heat
index values near or slightly above 105 degrees.

* Impacts... conditions will make it difficult to cool down and
increase the risk of heat related illness. Elderly, Young
children and those with limited access to air conditioning
will be most susceptible to heat stress. Strenuous outdoor
activities should be avoided.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
may lead to heat illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an
air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check on relatives
and neighbors.

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