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    ...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...
    Effective: June 17, 2024 @ 10:00am
    Expires: June 18, 2024 @ 8:00pm
    WHAT
    Peak afternoon heat indices between 95 to around 100 degrees.
    WHERE
    Portions of north central, northwest, and west central Illinois, east central, northeast, and southeast Iowa, and northeast Missouri.
    WHEN
    From 10 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT Tuesday.
    IMPACTS
    Hot temperatures and humid conditions may cause heat illnesses.
    ADDITIONAL DETAILS
    Overnight temperatures in the 70s will provide little relief for those without air conditioning.
    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS
    Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing. Try to limit strenuous activities to early morning or evening. Take action when you see symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

Outdoor Adventure with Illinois Extensions Cloverbud Safari!

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Get ready for an adventure! Illinois Extension is excited to announce the Cloverbud Outdoor Safari, a fun and educational program designed for children ages 5-7. This engaging event will occur on Tuesday, June 4th, and Thursday, June 6th, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the First Lutheran Church in Prophetstown.

The Cloverbud Outdoor Safari offers young explorers the chance to dive into nature with various hands-on activities and exciting learning opportunities. Participants will embark on a scavenger hunt, create hula hoop hideouts, and engage in activities that cover fascinating topics such as insects, plants, wind chimes, birds, birdhouses, first aid, camping, and making delicious outdoor snacks.

Program Details: Dates: Tuesday, June 4th &Thursday, June 6th Time: 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM Location: First Lutheran Church, Prophetstown Age Group: 5-7 years old Cost: $15 per youth

Registration: Pre-registration is required. Spaces are limited to ensure a quality experience for all participants, with a maximum of 20 children. Parents are encouraged to register their children early to secure a spot in this popular program. To register, visit go.illinois.edu/4Houtdoorsafari or contact Whiteside County 4-H Coordinator Allie Johnston at 815-632- 3611.

Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity for your child to discover the joys of the great outdoors in a safe and structured environment. Join us for the Cloverbud Outdoor Safari and let the adventure begin!

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