National Weather Service Omaha/Valley NE 324 AM CDT Fri Jun 29 2018 Monona-Harrison-Shelby-Cedar-Thurston-Wayne-Stanton-Cuming-Burt- Including the cities of Onawa, Mapleton, Missouri Valley, Woodbine, Logan, Dunlap, Harlan, Hartington, Laurel, Randolph, Coleridge, Pender, Macy, Walthill, Winnebago, Wayne, Stanton, West Point, Wisner, Tekamah, Oakland, Lyons, and Decatur. 324 AM CDT Fri Jun 29 2018 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * TEMPERATURE...High temperatures in the mid 90s with heat indexes of 103-105 for several hours this afternoon into evening. * IMPACTS...Heat illnesses are possible for those spending prolonged time outdoors or those more susceptible to heat illnesses, such as children or the elderly. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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 orevening. 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 so call 911.
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