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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 8:58 PM CDT Jul. 22, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Sunday...

* temperature... heat index values have fallen below critical
levels this evening, but high temperatures are expected to range
from the upper 90s to around 100 degrees again Sunday afternoon
with heat index values in the 105 to 110 degree range. Overnight
temperatures will provide little relief from the heat,
especially in the more urban areas.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will create a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are possible.

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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