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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:18 AM EDT Jun. 20, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 7 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 7 PM EDT this
evening.

* Heat index values... 105 to 107 degrees.

* Timing... mainly this afternoon.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor activities.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

If you must be outdoors, drink plenty of fluids, wear light
weight clothing and stay out of direct sunshine. In addition,
know the signs of heat illnesses and be sure to check on those
who are most vulnerable to the heat such as Young children and
the elderly. Never leave children or pets in a vehicle.

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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