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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:44 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 24, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday...

* timing... dangerous levels of heat and humidity will continue
for the rest of the week and into the upcoming weekend.

* Heat index values... up to 105 due to temperatures in the 90s
and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will likely lead to an increased risk of heat-
related stress and illness. The very Young... the elderly...
those without air conditioning... and those participating in
strenuous outdoor activities will be the most susceptible.
Also... car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter
of minutes. Beat the heat... check the backseat! Never leave
children or pets unattended in a vehicle... not even for a
minute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to the 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 immediately.




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Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Special Statement
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Minnesota - Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Areal Flood Advisory , Fire Weather Watch
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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Ohio - Areal Flood Warning
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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Tennessee - Public Information Statement
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Wyoming - Special Statement , Public Information Statement