The National Weather Service released the following warning today since it’s extremely hot right now (the current temperature is 100 °f with a heat-index of 110 °f)
…HEAT ADVISORY EXTENDED UNTIL 6 PM CDT SUNDAY…
A COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL ALLOW HEAT INDICES TO REACH 105 TO 110 DEGREES SATURDAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS WILL OCCUR IN AN AREA MAINLY SOUTH OF THE ARKANSAS RIVER… OR IN AREAS SOUTH OF A CLARKSVILLE TO AUGUSTA LINE.
CHILDREN…THE ELDERLY AND PEOPLE WITH CHRONIC AILMENTS ARE USUALLY THE FIRST TO SUFFER FROM THE HEAT. HEAT EXHAUSTION…CRAMPS…OR IN EXTREME CASES HEAT STROKE CAN RESULT FROM PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THESE CONDITIONS. FRIENDS…RELATIVES…OR NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.
STOP OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES…DRINK LOTS OF WATER OR OTHER NON ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES…WEAR LIGHT COLORED/LIGHT WEIGHT CLOTHES…AND IF POSSIBLE…SPEND MORE TIME IN AIR CONDITIONED OR WELL VENTILATED PLACES.
I’ve always thought that the NOAA guys had a great way with words.