Severe Weather Alerts - Fairmont, NE

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect from 12:00 PM CDT until 7:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX IS EXPECTED TO CLIMB TO NEAR OR SLIGHTLY ABOVE 105 DEGREES FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...BEING EXPOSED TO EXTREME HEAT OVER A PROLONGED PERIOD MAY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT HEALTH ISSUES. YOUNG CHILDREN AND THE ELDERLY ARE ESPECIALLY AT RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHENPOSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OREVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEATSTROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHENPOSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY ANDHEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKSIN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BYHEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKEIS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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