...DANGEROUS HEAT THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.
* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS WILL REACH THE MID 90S ON FRIDAY, WITH
HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110.
* IMPACTS...HEAT ILLNESSES WILL BE POSSIBLE WITH PROLONGED
OUTDOOR EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT. THE ELDERLY, CHILDREN, AND THOSE
ON CERTAIN MEDICATIONS ARE ESPECIALLY AT RISK FOR HEAT
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
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.
The woman started yelling "Robbery!", which drew the attention of others in the parking lot.
"Concerned passersby came to her aid, and saw the purse thief get into a burgundy-colored Pontiac Torrent," DeSpain said. "Detectives are using surveillance video and images recorded by a witness to try and identify the suspect."
The robber is a black male, 40 to 50 years old, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, short black hair, mustache, wearing a white T-shirt. No license plate number on the car was obtained by witnesses.
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