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Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Boyd

NWS NorthPlatte (Central Nebraska - North Platte)

...POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS HEAT THIS AFTERNOON... .Temperatures in the 90s and high humidity will produce heat indices of 100 to 105 degrees in the afternoon. ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* Temperatures...In the mid 90s.

* Heat Index Values...Up to 105 due to temperatures in the mid 90s...and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* IMPACTS...related to heat illness are possible.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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.