Statement as of 9:05 AM CDT on July 20, 2017
Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 21, 2017
... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Friday...
* heat index values... of 105 to 109 degrees.
* Timing... continuing through early Friday evening.
* Impacts... heat stroke and dehydration for people outside will
A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The 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. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency... call 9 1 1.