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Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:15 AM EDT Jul. 27, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Greenville-Spartanburg has issued
a heat advisory... which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Location... Davie County.

* Temperatures... highs in the mid 90s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and moderate
humidity will make it difficult to cool off this afternoon and
early evening. Several hours of elevated heat index values may
increase the potential for heat related illnesses. The people
groups most susceptible to the heat are small children...
elderly... people with chronic illnesses... and those without
access to air conditioning.

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 9 1 1.

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