Heat Advisory Issued for Schuylkill County on Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a "Heat Advisory" for Schuylkill County on Sunday.

The NWS has issued the following

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 104 DEGREES.

* TIMING...SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S...WITH DEWPOINTS AROUND 70.

* IMPACTS...EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BECOME A DANGER IF PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER...WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. RESIDENTS SHOULD CHECK UP ON ELDERLY RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS...AND REMEMBER TO PROVIDE PETS WITH ADEQUATE WATER AND SHELTER FROM THE SUN.

THE ADVISORY COVERS THE COUNTIES OF

FRANKLIN-PERRY-DAUPHIN-SCHUYLKILL-LEBANON-CUMBERLAND-ADAMS-YORK-LANCASTER- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMBERSBURG...NEWPORT...HARRISBURG... HERSHEY...POTTSVILLE...LEBANON...CARLISLE...GETTYSBURG...YORK... LANCASTER
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