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Friday, July 21, 2017

Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
1002 AM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017 
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* AREAS AFFECTED: CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH
  CAROLINA...AND THE LOWER EASTERN SHORE.

* MAXIMUM FORECAST HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 to 109 degrees.

* TIMING: Peak heat indices are expected during the afternoon
  hours, but some locations near the coast may see values peak
  by late morning before the seabreeze develops in the afternoon.

* IMPACTS: PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD
  TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL
  ATTENTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
neighbors.

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.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

yea the electric company called and wants me to dial back my usage.
they want me to sit in an 80+ degree home between the hours of 1 - 6 so that I can save $2. smdh. can't fix stupid.

Anonymous said...

It"s summertime. It gets hot.

Anonymous said...

This is the usually hottest week of the year based on recorded data from since records have been kept for this area..

Anonymous said...

It is also the same time of year that they Clam Bake is held. Unless it is raining, it hot as hell at that event every year.

Anonymous said...

Just wait until the government runs the electric, They will just shut it off.