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WEATHER STATEMENT #11 2018

TUESDAY JULY 3, 2018 12:30 PM AUTHORITY HOLDENER FREEPORT OEM

 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HAS  ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 
9:00 PM TONIGHT 
*HAZARD TYPES… HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 102 DEGREES  

* TIMING… TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH THE EVENING

* IMPACTS... THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT STRESS DURING OUTDOOR EXERTION OR EXTENDED EXPOSURE 

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

FREEPORT EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS MONITORING THIS IMPENDING EVENT AND WILL KEEP EVERYONE ADVISED. PLEASE KEEP YOURSELVES INFORMED VIA TV, OR NOAA RADIO ON RADIO STATION 1690 ON FREEPORT’S EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT’S RADIO STATION 24/7.