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Weather Alerts for Hamilton Co., OH

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Warning  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING   Excessive Heat Warning
HAMILTON CO., OH

Areas Affected:
Hamilton - Montgomery
Effective: Sun, 7/21 3:03am Updated: Sun, 7/21 5:21am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sun, 7/21 8:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...around 105 degrees due to temperatures in
the lower 90s and dewpoints in the 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:
Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of
water. If possible, spend more time in air conditioned or well-
ventilated places. Reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to
early morning or evening. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should
check on the elderly and people with chronic ailments, who are
usually the first to suffer from heat-related illness.
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.