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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 6:57 PM CDT Aug. 19, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory now in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening...

* temperature... high temperatures in the mid 90s combined with high
humidity have resulted in dangerous heat index values from 105 to
near 110 degrees this afternoon. Conditions will improve around and
after sunset.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are
possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to late 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.



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