Severe Weather Alerts - Belle , MO
Heat Advisory in effect from Tuesday, 1:00 PM CDT until Tuesday, 8:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT
* TEMPERATURE...Heat index values will range from 105 to 110
degrees Tuesday afternoon and early evening.
* IMPACTS...Hot weather will increase the risk of heat related
illness, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The very
young, the elderly, and those without access to air
conditioning will be especially vulnerable.
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.