...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON CDT /11 AM MDT/ TO
8 PM CDT /7 PM MDT/ FRIDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 to 105 degrees due to temperatures in
the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in the upper 60s to lower
* TIMING...By early Friday afternoon, heat indices will begin to
nudge up toward the 100 degree mark, and persist right on
through the early evening hours.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Stay well hydrated on
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
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.
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.