HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY

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..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HASTINGS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* HEAT INDEX...105 TO 112 DEGREES

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
  HEAT STROKE WILL BE POSSIBLE FOR THOSE OUTSIDE WHO DO NOT TAKE
  PRECAUTIONARY MEASURES. REMEMBER...DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS
  IN AN UNATTENDED VEHICLE. BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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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