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Bridgeport Police Department
Tuesday July 3rd, 2018 :: 03:07 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Authority of NWS there is a excessive heat warning in effect from noon-8pm 7/4/18 Heat Index up to 106 degrees.

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 103 due to temperatures in the lower
  90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* TIMING...Noon to 8 pm, highest values 2 to 7 pm.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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 emergency...call 9 1 1.

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Address/Location
Bridgeport Police Department
515 W Main St
Bridgeport, WV 26330

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 304-842-8200

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