Excessive Heat Warning:
Issued at: 3:40 PM CDT on July 24, 2016, expires at: 8:00 PM CDT on July 24, 2016
- ...Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...
- temperatures...mid to upper 90s.
- Heat indices...105 to 110 degrees through 7 PM. Conditions will gradually improve after sunset.
- Impacts...the combination of very warm temperatures and high humidity will lead to oppressive conditions which could quickly lead to heat related illnesses. Precautionary/preparedness actions... 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...drink plenty of fluids avoiding caffeinated and alcoholic beverages... stay in an air-conditioned room and out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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.