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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 11:20 AM CDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2017


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Saturday...

* heat index values... up to 110 due to temperatures in the mid
90s... and dewpoints well into the 70s.

* Timing... today through Saturday evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. This
combination will lead to a dangerous situation in which heat
illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check on relatives and
neighbors, especially the elderly.

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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Alabama - Heat Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch
Connecticut - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Florida -
Georgia - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flash Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Heat Advisory
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory
Michigan - Air Quality Alert
Minnesota - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Nebraska - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico -
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
South Carolina - Special Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Vermont - Special Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia - Heat Advisory
Wisconsin - Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement

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