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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL  
1145 AM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
..HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAKE IT FEEL LIKE ITS 105 TO 107 DEGREES
 
 
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MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-  
SHELBY-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-MARENGO-DALLAS-  
AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-BULLOCK-RUSSELL-PIKE-  
BARBOUR-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF HAMILTON, SULLIGENT, VERNON, FAYETTE,  
DOUBLE SPRINGS, JASPER, CARROLLTON, TUSCALOOSA, BIRMINGHAM,  
HOOVER, COLUMBIANA, PELHAM, ALABASTER, LIVINGSTON, EUTAW,  
GREENSBORO, MOUNDVILLE, MARION, CENTREVILLE, CLANTON, DEMOPOLIS,  
LINDEN, SELMA, PRATTVILLE, FORT DEPOSIT, HAYNEVILLE, WETUMPKA,  
TALLASSEE, MONTGOMERY, TUSKEGEE, UNION SPRINGS, PHENIX CITY,  
TROY, AND EUFAULA  
1145 AM CDT FRI JUL 21 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING
 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A HEAT  
ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 94 TO 99 DEGREES  
WHICH PUTS THE HEAT INDICES INTO THE 105 TO 107 DEGREE RANGE FOR  
A FEW HOURS THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES MAY BE POSSIBLE FOR THOSE  
OUTDOORS IN UNSHADED AREAS WITHOUT PROPER PRECAUTIONS TAKEN.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
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.  
 
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 CHECK UP  
ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.  
 

 
 

 
 
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