EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH for Freeborn MN and Faribault MN from Saturday morning through Saturday evening. HEAT ADVISORY for the rest of listening area from 1 PM to 8 PM Saturday.

first_img…EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING FOR FREEBORN MN AND FARIBAULT MN…* WHAT…Dangerously hot conditions with heat index values up to 108 possible.* WHERE…Portions of central, east central, south central and southeast Minnesota.* WHEN…From Saturday morning through Saturday evening.* IMPACTS…Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this situation. Be prepared to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air- conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT SATURDAY FOR WORTH, WINNEBAGO, CERRO GORDO, HANCOCK, KOSSUTH, WRIGHT, FRANKLIN, BUTLER, FLOYD, MITCHELL AND MOWER MN…* WHAT…Heat index values up to 108 expected.* WHERE…All of Central Iowa.* WHEN…From 1 PM to 8 PM CDT Saturday.* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur, particularly those working or participating outdoor activities.PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Youngchildren and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning orevening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing whenpossible. 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.last_img

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