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WWUS71 KRNK 250108  
NPWRNK  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA  
908 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016  
   
..DANGEROUSLY HOT WEATHER MONDAY
 
 
.TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE UPPER 90S WITH A FEW AREAS  
PEAKING AT 100 DEGREES MONDAY AFTERNOON ACROSS THE SOUTH CENTRAL  
PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH  
HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES NEAR 105 DEGREES MONDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
 
VAZ046-047-058-059-250915-  
/O.CON.KRNK.HT.Y.0001.160725T1600Z-160726T0000Z/  
APPOMATTOX-BUCKINGHAM-HALIFAX-CHARLOTTE-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...APPOMATTOX...SOUTH BOSTON...KEYSVILLE  
908 PM EDT SUN JUL 24 2016  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT MONDAY
 
 
* LOCATIONS...SOUTH CENTRAL PIEDMONT OF VIRGINIA.  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER  
90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF THE VERY WARM TEMPERATURES...HIGH  
HUMIDITY AND PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY  
DURING THE DAY MONDAY MAY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES.  
 
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.  
 
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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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