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Lockport Police Department
Monday August 27th, 2018 :: 10:09 a.m. CDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 07:00PM

* TEMPERATURE...Lower to mid 90s.

* HEAT INDICES...Peak heat indices of 103 to 109.

* IMPACTS...The combination of heat and humidity will lead to hazardous conditions, particularly for the elderly and those with pre-existing health conditions.

* AFFECTED AREAS: KENDALL ... JASPER ... OGLE ... LA SALLE ... NEWTON ... BENTON ... FORD ... KANE ... COOK ... LAKE ... KANKAKEE ... DUPAGE ... IROQUOIS ... GRUNDY ... DE KALB ... PORTER ... WILL ... LEE ... LIVINGSTON

Instructions:

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. Residents of the city of Chicago can call 3...1...1...to request well being checks for elderly friends or family members, or for information on finding the nearest cooling center.

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Address/Location
Lockport Police Department
1212 South Farrell Road
Lockport, IL 60441

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-838-2132

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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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