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Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 3:43 am CDT on July 22, 2014, expires at: 7:00 PM CDT on July 22, 2014
  • ...Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening... The National Weather Service in Quad Cities has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.
  • Timing...around noon through early evening.
  • Heat index values...100 to around 105 due to temperatures in the upper 80s to lower 90s...and dewpoints in the 70s. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high humidity is expected. This combination will lead to possible heat illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air- conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check on relatives and neighbors...especially the elderly. 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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