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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:20 AM CDT on July 22, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Dodge City has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from noon today to 8 PM CDT this
evening.

* Heat indices... between 105 and 108 degrees.

* Impacts... include possible heat related illnesses if
precautions are not taken to reduce exposure to the high heat
and humidity.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.

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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