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Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
Saturday July 20th, 2019 :: 03:55 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 08:00PM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect from 8 PM this evening to 8 PM EDT Sunday.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 105 due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s this afternoon. On Sunday, Heat Indices are expected to peak between 100 and 105.

* TIMING...Through early Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on the human body can be significant when consecutive days of excessive heat occur.

* AFFECTED AREAS: GRANT ... SCIOTO ... LOGAN ... FRANKLIN ... FAYETTE ... LICKING ... WAYNE ... ADAMS ... ROSS ... ROBERTSON ... CLARK ... AUGLAIZE ... SHELBY ... FRANKLIN ... CLINTON ... OWEN ... PREBLE ... CHAMPAIGN ... RIPLEY ... BRACKEN ... PICKAWAY ... CARROLL ... HARDIN ... MADISON ... CLERMONT ... DEARBORN ... CAMPBELL ... MERCER ... HIGHLAND ... FAYETTE ... LEWIS ... BROWN ... UNION ... WARREN ... GALLATIN ... PIKE ... MASON ... SWITZERLAND ... PENDLETON ... OHIO ... MIAMI ... DELAWARE ... GREENE ... HOCKING ... KENTON ... DARKE ... BOONE ... BUTLER ... UNION ... FAIRFIELD

Instructions:

Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air conditioned or well- ventilated places. Reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to early morning or evening. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should check on the elderly and people with chronic ailments, who are usually the first to suffer from heat-related illness. 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 911.

Address/Location
Fayette County OH Sheriffs Office
113 E Market St
Washington Court House, OH 43160

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-335-6170

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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