...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...
* SATURDAY HEAT INDEX...Peak heat index around 100 degrees.
* TIMING...Expect the most dangerous heat during the afternoon and
early evening Saturday. However, there will not be significant
relief from the heat tonight, with low temperatures only
dropping into the mid 70s.
* IMPACTS...Prolonged exposure to hot weather may lead to heat
related illnesses if precautions are not taken.
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
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.