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A Heat Advisory is now in effect for the entire Lake Region until Sunday

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Meteorologist Gene Hatch with the National Weather Service.

He tells KRMS News if you’re going to be outside, you should take the proper precautions.

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Hatch says if you feel faint you should contact a doctor immediately.

 

 

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM SATURDAY TO 9 PM
CDT SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Daily Heat Index values 100 to 105 expected through
  Sunday.

* WHERE...Portions of central, east central, south central and
  southwest Missouri.

* WHEN...From 11 AM to 9 PM CDT Saturday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.

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. Young
children 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 or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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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