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Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:15 AM PDT Jul. 28, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 5 PM PDT

The National Weather Service in Elko has issued a heat advisory...
which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 5 PM PDT Friday.

* Temperature... 99 to 104 degrees each afternoon through Friday.

* Impacts... temperatures in this range are unusual and
prolonged exposure without relief or frequent hydration
could lead to heat stroke.

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 911.

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