Klemme/'s Corner

Weather Alerts for Union Co.

Issued by the National Weather Service

Heat Advisory  HEAT ADVISORY   Heat Advisory
UNION CO.

Areas Affected:
Dearborn - Fayette - Franklin - Ohio - Ripley - Switzerland - Union - Wayne
Effective: Sun, 7/21 3:03am Updated: Sun, 7/21 4:57am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/21 8:00pm Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...around 100 degrees due to temperatures in
the lower 90s and dewpoints in the low to mid 70s.
* TIMING...through early this evening.
* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related
illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a
significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any
strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on
the human body can be significant when consecutive days of
excessive heat occur.

Information:
Reduce outdoor activities, especially from mid-morning through
the afternoon. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and
drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air
conditioned or well ventilated places.
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.