Heat Advisory from WED 12:00 PM CDT until WED 7:00 PM CDT

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Issued by National Weather Service – Lincoln, IL

Knox County

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…
…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY…

* WHAT…Heat index values up to 110 through this evening and
again tomorrow afternoon.

* WHERE…Portions of central, east central, southeast and west
central Illinois.

* WHEN…For the first Heat Advisory, until 7 PM CDT this
evening. For the second Heat Advisory, from noon to 7 PM CDT
Wednesday.

* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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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