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Heat Advisory
Statement as of 10:41 PM EDT on August 20, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 7 PM EDT Thursday...

* locations...all of southeast South Carolina and southeast Georgia.

* Heat index values...up to 110 due to temperatures in the mid 90s...and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts...high temperatures and humidity could lead to heat illnesses if proper precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you must be outdoors...drink plenty of fluids...wear light weight clothing and stay out of the direct sun. In addition... know the signs of heat illnesses and be sure to check on those who are most susceptible to the heat such as Young children and the elderly. Never leave children and pets in a vehicle... since temperatures can be much higher inside the vehicle.

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.

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