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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:54 AM EDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* temperature... highs inland today ranging from 96 to 100... with
highs at the coast in the low to mid 90s.

* Maximum heat index readings... 105 to 108.

* Impacts... these conditions will increase the risk of heat
related illnesses... such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when the combination of hot
temperatures and high humidities creates heat indices of
108 degrees or higher. The heat index is a measure of how hot it
feels when the effect of humidity combine with the temperature.
High heat index values can create dangerously hot conditions
where individuals may become critically exhausted if outdoors.
Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioning if
possible... remain out of the sun... and check on relatives and
neighbors who may be sensitive to heat related illnesses. 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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