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Heat Advisory


Harrison-Pottawattamie-Mills-Fremont-Burt-Washington-Douglas-Sarpy-Cass-Otoe-Nemaha-Richardson-Including the cities of Missouri Valley, Woodbine, Logan, Dunlap,Council Bluffs, Glenwood, Sidney, Hamburg, Tabor, Farragut, Tekamah, Oakland, Lyons, Decatur, Blair, Omaha, Bellevue, Papillion, La Vista, Plattsmouth, Nebraska City, Auburn, and Falls City413 AM CDT Tue Jul 25 2017

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDTTHIS EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Omaha/Valley has issued a HeatAdvisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 7 PM CDTthis evening.

  • TEMPERATURE…High temperatures this afternoon will reach into the lower to mid 90s. Afternoon heat indices should reach 103 to 108 degrees.
  • IMPACTS… Outdoor workers are at risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke this afternoon. Children and pets are at risk if left alone in unattended vehicles. Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures isexpected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humiditywill combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses arepossible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditionedroom, stay out of the sun and check up on relatives andneighbors.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside.When possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morningor evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion andheat stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing whenpossible and drink plenty of water.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safetyand health administration recommends scheduling frequent restbreaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcomeby heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heatstroke is an emergency so call 911.

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About katcountryhub
I am a graduate of Northeast Community College with a degree in journalism. I am married to Jeff Gilliland. We have two grown children, Justin and Whitney and four grandchildren, Grayce, Grayhm, Charli and Penelope. I will be covering Lyons, Decatur, Bancroft and Rosalie and am hoping to expand my horizons as time progresses!

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