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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:21 PM CDT on July 24, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Friday.

* Temperature... the maximum heat index will range from 105 to 109
degrees.

* Timing... heat index readings will quickly rise to near 100
degrees by noon... with the highest heat index readings between 2
PM and 6 PM CDT.

* Impacts... those exposed to the dangerous heat and humidity over
a prolonged period may lead to an increased risk of heat-related
illness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when high humidities are expected to
combine with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is
105 degrees or greater. Persons are advised to avoid prolonged
work in the sun... or in poorly ventilated areas. Also keep plenty
of liquids on hand and try to stay in an air conditioned
environment.

    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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