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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 11:43 AM CDT on July 26, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 26, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...

A heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Temperature: highs this afternoon will be in the mid 90s with heat
indices between 100 and 105.

* Impacts: those exposed to the dangerous heat and high humidity
over a prolonged period could result in an increased risk to
heat related illnesses. Cars can reach lethal temperatures in
a matter of minutes. Never leave children or pets unattended
in a vehicle... not even for a minute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Drink plenty of water... avoid caffeinated... alcoholic or high
sugar content beverages... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay
out of the sun... and check up on neighbors... the elderly... and
pets.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
late evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Wear light colored... light weight and loose fitting
clothing when possible.

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... and seek
emergency assistance. Heat stroke is an emergency - call
911 immediately.




Air Quality Alert

Statement as of 2:56 PM CDT on July 25, 2014

Expires 1:00 AM EDT on July 27, 2014


... Air quality alert in effect for Saturday July 26...

The mid-America regional Council has issued an air quality
alert... in effect for Saturday July 26. Outdoor air quality
index... or aqi... values in excess of 100 are expected with ozone
being the primary pollutant.

People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead
to ozone formation. These activities include refueling vehicles
or topping off when refueling idling vehicles unnecessarily and
using gasoline powered lawn equipment. Positive activities
include carpooling biking to work delaying or combining errands
and using water-based paints and cleaners.

When pollution levels are elevated... the mid-America regional
Council recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous
outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health
effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects
of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young... and
those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or
heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting
their personal physician.


For further information please see the mid-America regional
Council air quality program website at http://www.Marc.Org/airq.



256 PM CDT Fri Jul 25 2014

... Air quality alert in effect for Saturday July 26...

The mid-America regional Council has issued an air quality
alert... in effect for Saturday July 26. Outdoor air quality
index... or aqi... values in excess of 100 are expected with ozone
being the primary pollutant.

People and businesses are urged to avoid activities which lead
to ozone formation. These activities include refueling vehicles
or topping off when refueling idling vehicles unnecessarily and
using gasoline powered lawn equipment. Positive activities
include carpooling biking to work delaying or combining errands
and using water-based paints and cleaners.

When pollution levels are elevated... the mid-America regional
Council recommends that individuals consider limiting strenuous
outdoor physical activity to reduce the risk of adverse health
effects. People who may be especially sensitive to the effects
of elevated levels of pollutants include the very Young... and
those with pre-existing respiratory problems such as asthma or
heart disease. Those with symptoms should consider consulting
their personal physician.


For further information please see the mid-America regional
Council air quality program website at http://www.Marc.Org/airq.


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