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Heat Advisory for Stoddard County
July 27th 2015 by Dee Loflin
Heat Advisory for Stoddard County
Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for Heat Index values will be 110 to 115.
  • .. HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 9 PM CDT TUESDAY...
  • * TEMPERATURE... AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH VERY HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE RANGE TUESDAY AFTERNOON... GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM FAIRFIELD TO SHAWNEETOWN ILLINOIS TO MURRAY KENTUCKY.
  • * IMPACTS... A HEAT INDEX OF 105 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD WHERE THE BODY BEGINS TO SUCCUMB TO THE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT... MAKING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE A GREATER CONCERN IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.
  • PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...
  • A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE EXPECTED. THIS COMBINATION WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. IF YOU WORK OR PLAN TO SPEND MUCH TIME OUTSIDE... TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS AND DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS. IF POSSIBLE... STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENT... STAY OUT OF THE SUN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE... AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.



Last Updated on July 27th 2015 by Dee Loflin




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