833  
WWUS71 KLWX 260023  
NPWLWX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC  
823 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016  
 
VAZ036-037-050-056-260900-  
/O.CON.KLWX.HT.Y.0004.160726T1600Z-160727T0000Z/  
NELSON-ALBEMARLE-ORANGE-SPOTSYLVANIA-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LOVINGSTON...CHARLOTTESVILLE...ORANGE...  
GORDONSVILLE...FREDERICKSBURG  
823 PM EDT MON JUL 25 2016  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT  
TUESDAY...  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...AROUND 105 DEGREES DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN  
THE MID 90S... AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 
* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE MID 90S.  
 
* IMPACTS...RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS FOR THOSE WITHOUT AIR-  
CONDITIONING OR THOSE OUTDOORS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HIGH TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.  
 
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 911.  
 

 
 

 
 
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