Warren Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 2:17 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ Monday...

* heat index values...afternoon heat index values will peak in the 100-105 degree range each day today through Monday.

* Timing...the hottest time of day will be from 2 PM to 7pm EDT...1pm to 6 PM CDT.

* Impacts...the combination of heat and humidity will create dangerous outdoor weather conditions...especially with prolonged exposure and for those who are sensitive to the heat.

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 9 1 1.