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Excessive Heat Watch

Statement as of 10:04 AM EDT on July 24, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2016


... Excessive heat watch remains in effect from Monday morning
through Monday afternoon...

* heat index values... up to 107 due to temperatures in the upper
90s... and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing... highest heat indices Monday afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of the heat and humidity will
increase the risk for heat related health issues... especially
for the elderly... those with chronic health problems such as
lung and heart disease... those working outdoors... and other
heat sensitive groups of people.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat watch means that the combination of heat and
humidity could create a dangerous 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 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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