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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 7:45 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT Monday...

* heat index values... 100 to 104 due to temperatures in the lower
90s... and dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s.

* Timing... highest temperatures and heat indices will occur
during the afternoon to early evening hours.

* Impacts... heat stroke... heat exhaustion and other heat related
illnesses will be possible... especially if you spend a
significant amount of time outdoors... or are involved in any
strenuous outdoor activity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Reduce outdoor activities... especially from mid-morning through
the afternoon. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and
drink plenty of water. If possible... spend more time in air
conditioned or well ventilated places.

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.