Heat Advisory:

Issued at: 3:09 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 La Crosse has issued a heat advisory...which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM CDT this evening.
  • Highs of 85 to 90 with heat indices near 100 this afternoon into early evening.
  • These conditions will lead to a heightened risk of heat related stress and illness...especially for the Young and elderly...or those who are participating in strenuous outdoor activities. People without air conditioning are also susceptible. 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 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...dial 9 1 1.

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