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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:04 AM CDT Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
this evening...
... Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDT
this evening. A heat advisory has also been issued from 1 PM to
7 PM CDT Saturday.

* Heat indices... up to 106 degrees.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress or heat-
related illnesses while outdoors.

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

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.

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