HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM EDT 
THIS EVENING... 
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Heat 
Advisory, which is in effect from 1 PM this afternoon to 8 PM EDT 
this evening. 
 
* TEMPERATURES...in the mid to upper 90s with heat index values 
between 102 and 105. 
 
* TIMING...During the afternoon and early evening hours. 
 
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during 
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of dangerous heat is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create heat index readings of at least 105 degrees, with little recovery at night. 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 911.