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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:05 AM CDT on August 20, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 20, 2017


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

* temperature... high temperatures in the mid to upper 90s with
peak afternoon heat index values ranging from 105 to 110
degrees.

* Impacts... heat related illnesses may be possible for those
outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

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
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.




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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
California - Fire Weather Warning , Beach Hazard Statement , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Flash Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Maine - Beach Hazard Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Montana - Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Nevada -
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
New York -
Ohio - Dense Fog Advisory
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania -
South Carolina - Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement

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