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Ponca, Nebraska

Lat: 42.57N, Lon: 96.71W
Wx Zone: NEZ013
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Warning Issue Date: 1035 AM CDT Fri Sep 22 2017
Warning Expiration: 2300 GMT 22 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Sioux Falls has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 6 PM CDT this evening. * TEMPERATURE...Highs in the low to mid 90s will combine with high humidities to bring heat indices into the upper 90s pushing 100 degrees. * IMPACTS...Heat cramps and heat exhaustion are possible, especially athletes and those working outdoors. Those with outdoor plans will want to stay well hydrated this afternoon and evening, with summer-like conditions for much of the area. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors. 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 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 9 1 1. &&