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Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:41 PM CDT Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Green Bay has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon to 7 PM CDT Friday.

* Temperature... highs are forecast to reach the lower 90s on
Friday, with heat index values of around 100.

* Impacts... heat illnesses will be possible with prolonged
outdoor exposure to the heat. The elderly, children and those
on certain medications are especially at risk for heat

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. Te 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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