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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
249 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

NVZ035>037-040-281600-
/O.CON.KLKN.HT.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-160730T0000Z/
WHITE PINE COUNTY-
NORTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND NORTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
SOUTHERN LANDER COUNTY AND SOUTHERN EUREKA COUNTY-
NORTHWESTERN NYE COUNTY-
INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS...ELY...MCGILL...CONNORS PASS...
GREAT BASIN NATIONAL PARK...BATTLE MOUNTAIN...EMIGRANT PASS...
AUSTIN...AUSTIN SUMMIT...EUREKA...DIAMOND VALLEY...PINTO SUMMIT...
TONOPAH...ROUND MOUNTAIN
249 PM PDT WED JUL 27 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...98 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.

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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