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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:41 AM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory now in effect until 8 PM CDT Saturday...

The heat advisory is now in effect until 8 PM CDT Saturday.

* Temperature: highs this afternoon will range from the lower 90s
over far northwest Missouri to the middle to upper 90s over the
rest of the region. Saturday afternoon will see similar high
temperatures. Heat index values will range from 100 to 105 during
the afternoon and early evening hours both days.

* Impacts: those exposed to the dangerous heat and high humidity over
a prolonged period have an increased risk of heat related
illnesses. Cars can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes. Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle... not
even for a minute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.
Drink plenty of water... avoid caffeinated... alcoholic or high
sugar content beverages... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay
out of the sun... and check up on neighbors... the elderly... and
pets.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible... reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
late evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and
heat stroke. Wear light colored... light weight and loose fitting
clothing when possible.




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