Heat Advisory


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…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.

Heat Advisory


Heat advisory in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Friday… The National Weather Service in Omaha/valley has issued a heat advisory…which is in effect from 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Friday. * Temperature…high temperatures on Friday will climb into the lower and mid 90s and combined with high humidity will result in heat indices ranging from 105 to around 110 degrees Friday afternoon and early Friday evening. * Impacts…the hot temperatures combined with high humidity will result in an increased risk of heat related illness. Precautionary/preparedness actions… 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 neighbors.

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