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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 7:58 PM EDT on August 21, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2017


... Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM EDT
Tuesday...

* heat index values... around 100 degrees due to temperatures in
the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing... peaking during Tuesday afternoon.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of very hot and humid
conditions 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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