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Bedford, New Hampshire Police Department
Monday June 18th, 2018 :: 10:43 a.m. EDT

Advisory

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY--BEDFORD LIBRARY AND PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX COOLING STATIONS OPEN.

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING..

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 101 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S, AND DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 60S. *

TIMING:  THIS AFTERNOON. 18JUN

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...

CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS, ESPECIALLY OLDER ADULTS WHO LIVE ALONE, TO MAKE SURE THEY ARE ABLE TO STAY COOL.

COOLING STATIONS:  BEDFORD LIBRARY 3 MEETINGHOUSE RD BEDFORD IS OPEN UNTIL 8P AS A COOLING STATION.  BEDFORD PUBLIC SAFETY COMPLEX 55 CONSTITUTION DRIVE IS OPEN 24/7 AS A COOLING STATION FOR THOSE WHO NEED RESPITE FROM EXTREME HEAT.

OUTDOOR WORK/EXERCISE:  PEOPLE WHO WORK OR EXERCISE OUTSIDE OR IN HOT ENVIRONMENTS, AND CHILDREN ATTENDING SUMMER CAMPS OR OUTDOOR SPORTS PRACTICES SHOULD TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS. WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING.

HEAT EXHAUSTION/HEAT STROKE: 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.
 

Address/Location
Bedford, New Hampshire Police Department
55 Constitution Dr
Bedford, NH 03110

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 603-472-5113

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