Rusk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 9:17 PM CDT Aug. 25, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Monday...

* event... high humidity combined with high temperatures in the
mid to upper 90s will yield heat index values between 105 and
110 degrees.

* Timing... from 1 PM to 7 PM CDT Monday.

* Impact... heat index readings above 105 can increase the risk
of heat related illnesses.

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 to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency, call 911.