Heat Advisory has been issued in Doral FL

Heat Advisory has been issued for Metropolitan Miami Dade, Florida

Issued by the National Weather Service

en-US HEAT ADVISORY FROM 12PM EDT TUE UNTIL 8PM EDT TUE THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MIAMI HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING. * TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 110 DEGREES * IMPACTS...HEAT ILLNESS POSSIBLE WITH THOSE SPENDING TIME OR LABORING OUTDOORS.

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 STROKE SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION.

HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9-1-1.

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