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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:29 AM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 9 PM CDT
this evening...

* temperature... afternoon temperatures in the middle to upper
90s combined with high humidity will produce heat index values
of 103 to near 110 degrees this afternoon and early this
evening.

* Impacts... persons exposed to prolonged heat and humidity
without adequate precautions and breaks will be at an
increased risk for heat-related stress and illness. Vehicle
interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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