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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
348 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

NVZ030-035>038-040-291700-
/O.CON.KLKN.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160730T0000Z/
HUMBOLDT COUNTY-WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHWESTERN ELKO COUNTY-NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...WINNEMUCCA...MCDERMITT...
PARADISE VALLEY...GOLCONDA SUMMIT...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...
AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT...
ELKO...SPRING CREEK...CARLIN...TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN
348 PM PDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...99 TO 104 DEGREES EACH AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES IN THIS RANGE ARE UNUSUAL AND PROLONGED
  EXPOSURE WITHOUT RELIEF OR FREQUENT HYDRATION COULD LEAD TO HEAT
  STROKE. EVEN THOUGH IT IS NOT HUMID, YOUR SWEAT CANNOT COOL YOU
  OFF FAST ENOUGH. SOON, YOU STOP SWEATING AND THEN YOU GET SICK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 911.

&&

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