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602 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT FRIDAY...
* Heat Index Values...In the upper 90s due to temperatures in
the mid 80s, and dewpoints in the upper 60s.
* Timing...Into early Friday evening. The highest heat index
values will occur mainly during the afternoon.
* Impacts...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure. Extreme heat can cause
illness and death among the at-risk population who can not
A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of heat and
humidity is expected to make it feel like it is 95 to 99 degrees
for two or more consecutive days, or 100 to 104 degrees for any
length of time.
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! In cases of heat stroke call 9 1 1.