...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 6 PM
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Ranging between 108 and 112 degrees.
* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity may result in heat stress or heat related illness.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected of 103 to 104 degrees or heat indices of 108 to 112. The
combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to
create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
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 lightweight 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.