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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:30 PM CDT Jul. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon to 6 PM CDT Friday...

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon to 6 PM CDT Friday.

* Locations... Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin al and Lawrence
counties.

* Heat index values... up to 107 due to temperatures in the mid
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Timing... from noon to 6 PM CDT Friday.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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.

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. Check up on relatives and
neighbors. Absolutely do not leave children or pets unattended in
vehicles!

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 911.





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