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Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 2:36 PM CDT Jul. 21, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning now in effect until 7 PM CDT Monday...

* temperatures... high temperatures ranging from 105 to 112 are
expected this Sunday and Monday afternoons.

* Heat indices... heat index values may exceed 110 degrees at

* Impacts... very hot conditions will increase the risk of heat
related illnesses.

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
extremely hot conditions will occur. This is a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Be sure to check on persons with health problems and the elderly,
as they are the most susceptible to heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Never leave Young children or pets in an enclosed
vehicle, even for a short time, as temperatures can quickly rise
to life threatening levels.

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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