Heat Advisory in effect for today
June 20, 2022 9:16AM CDT
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 1 AM CDT TUESDAY... * WHAT...Heat index values up to 102 expected. * WHERE...Portions of northwest and west central Wisconsin andSet featured image south central and southeast Minnesota. * WHEN...From 1 PM this afternoon to 1 AM CDT Tuesday. * IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur. * ADDITIONAL DETAILS...The heat may also result in some roads buckling. 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.