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June 28, 2013
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Douglas Emergency Management offers tips to stay cool

In anticipation of this weekend’s predicted record-breaking high temperatures, Douglas County Emergency Management recommended steps residents can take to protect themselves from the effects of extreme heat. The heat wave is expected to last through at least Tuesday. Excessive heat warnings are in effect through 8 p.m. Tuesday. Residents and visitors can expect temperatures to reach forecasted levels above 100 degrees through July 2, with potential to tie or break all-time record highs throughout the state. Extremely high or unusually hot temperatures can affect your health. On average, 675 deaths from extreme heat events occur each year in the United …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 1, 2013 09:01AM Published Jun 28, 2013 05:06PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.