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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 5:15 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
8 PM CDT this evening...

A heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to
8 PM CDT this evening.

* Temperature... heat indices of 100 to 105 degrees are forecast
this afternoon.

* Impacts... excessive heat of this nature can rapidly cause heat
related sickness.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when high humidities are expected to
combine with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is
105 degrees or greater. Persons are advised to avoid prolonged
work in the sun... or in poorly ventilated areas. Also keep plenty
of liquids on hand and try to stay in an air conditioned
environment.

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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Iowa - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Louisiana - Excessive Heat Watch
Maryland - Special Statement
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Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
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Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
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Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch
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Wisconsin - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
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