Sunday, July 17, 2022

Non-Precipitation Message

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319 PM CDT Sun Jul 17 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT MONDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values up 99 to 103 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, south central and
southeast South Dakota and northeast Nebraska. This includes
the Tribal Lands of the Yankton Sioux Tribal Nation and the
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Nation.

* WHEN...From 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Monday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay 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.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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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