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Excessive Heat Warning
Statement as of 2:42 PM CDT on July 29, 2015

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening...

* heat index readings... above 110 degrees. Overnight low
temperatures in the middle 70s to lower 80s will provide
little relief for those without air conditioning.

* Timing... hottest part of the day between 3 PM and 6 PM CDT.
Uncomfortably warm and humid through the rest of the period.

* Impacts... increased risk of heat-related illnesses including
heat exhaustion and heat stroke if you do not take the proper
precautions.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids... stay in an air-conditioned room... stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.





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