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Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 7:34 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT

* temperatures... high temperatures ranging from 105 to 110 are
expected each afternoon through Sunday.

* Heat indices... heat index values may exceed 110 degrees at

* Impacts... very hot conditions will increase the risk of heat
related illnesses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be sure to check on persons with health problems and the elderly,
as they are the most susceptible to heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Never leave Young children or pets in an enclosed
vehicle, even for a short time, as temperatures can quickly rise
to life threatening levels.

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.