Senior Troop 1431 from Arlington, VA ready for zip lining at Council event near Harper's Ferry. Photo by Ellen Smythe.CapiTalk News
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High Heat Advisory in Area

Girl Scouts keeping cool


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A heat advisory is issued when the heat index is forecast to reach 105 degrees. An excessive heat warningis issued for hazardous heat of 110 degrees or higher. It also means a prolonged period of dangerous heat will occur.

The Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital reminds you to:

  • stay hydrated: drink plenty of water
  • stay indoors when possible
  • move outdoor activities inside or into shaded areas

Our Council is taking heat precautions at our camps:

  • adding extra water stations
  • making sure campers stay safe and hydrated
  • moving outside activities to shaded or indoor facilities

Posted: Jun 29, 2012

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