Severe Weather Alerts - Paulding, OH

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect from 12:00 PM EDT until 8:00 PM EDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TODAY TO
8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NORTHERN INDIANA HAS ISSUED A
HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/
TODAY TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* VERY HUMID CONDITIONS WILL COMBINE WITH HOT TEMPERATURES TODAY
RESULTING IN HEAT INDEX READINGS AROUND 100.

IMPACTS...

* TODAY WILL BE THE FOURTH STRAIGHT DAY OF HOT AND HUMID WEATHER
ACROSS OUR AREA. HEAT HAS A CUMULATIVE DEBILITATING EFFECT ON
PEOPLE.

* THOSE SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS WILL BE SUSCEPTIBLE TO DEHYDRATION
AND HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS.

* ELDERLY PEOPLE AND YOUNG CHILDREN ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE
TO THE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT.

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. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

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.

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Paulding, OH Radar