Weather

County,
Heat Advisory issued August 20 at 11:45AM CDT until August 23 at 7:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
Expires: 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY.
* TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THEIR HEAT UP THROUGH THE 90S EACH
AFTERNOON OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL AFTERNOONS AS HIGH PRESSURE
ALOFT BUILDS INTO AND ACROSS THE NATION`S MIDSECTION. THESE
TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH RATHER MUGGY CONDITIONS TO
PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 105 SEVERAL DAYS
IN A ROW.
* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
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.

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