Statement as of 10:17 AM EDT on August 19, 2017
Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 19, 2017
... Heat advisory remains in effect until 6 PM EDT this evening...
* heat index values... as high as 107.
* Timing... late morning through afternoon.
* Impacts... the high heat and humidity will increase the risk for
heat exhaustion and even heat stroke if precautionary measures
are not taken.
To reduce the risk of heat illness during outdoor work, the
occupational safety and health administration recommends
scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned