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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:19 AM EDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 21, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT
this evening...

* heat index values... could reach up to 108 degrees due to
temperatures in the mid to upper 90s... and dewpoints in the low
to mid 70s.

* Timing... the highest heat indices will occur during the early
through late afternoon hours.

* Impacts... the combination of heat and humidity will make for
dangerous conditions... especially outside in the direct sun and
in non air conditioned homes and businesses. Make sure the
elderly and children are cared for. Leave plenty of water and
available shade for outside pets and livestock.

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 911.




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