... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
* temperature... afternoon temperatures reaching 105 to 109
degrees Sunday and Monday afternoons.
* Impacts... these unusually high temperatures will increase the
risk for heat related illnesses, such as heat exhaustion 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, 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. Move anyone overcome
by heat to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency, call 9 1 1.
Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.
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Issued: 3:15 AM CDT Jul. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service