Decatur Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 2:10 PM CDT on July 22, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect until 9 PM CDT this evening...

* heat index values...heat indices will climb to around 105 degrees for several hours this afternoon.

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 into a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

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