National Weather Service Cleveland OH
308 AM EDT Wed Jul 4 2018
…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING…

The National Weather Service in Cleveland has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon today to 9 PM EDT this
evening.

* Heat Index Values…96 to 102 degrees.

* Timing…this afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts…The heat and humidity will create uncomfortable conditions today. Heat stress and heat related illnesses are
possible, especially for the elderly and those sensitive to
heat.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A Heat Advisory means that the combination of high temperatures
and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which
heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids…stay in an
air-conditioned room…stay out of the sun…and check up on relatives and neighbors.

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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