089  
WWUS71 KRLX 052014  
NPWRLX  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV  
414 PM EDT THU JUL 5 2018  
 
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ083>087-WVZ005>008-013>018-024>027-052200-  
/O.CON.KRLX.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-180705T2200Z/  
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-  
LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-  
ROANE-WIRT-CALHOUN-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-CLAY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF FLATWOODS, GREENUP, GRAYSON, OLIVE HILL,  
ASHLAND, LOUISA, JACKSON, WELLSTON, OAK HILL, MCARTHUR, HAMDEN,  
POMEROY, GALLIPOLIS, IRONTON, SOUTH POINT, KENOVA, CEREDO, WAYNE,  
HUNTINGTON, POINT PLEASANT, NEW HAVEN, RAVENSWOOD, RIPLEY, HARTS,  
ALUM CREEK, HAMLIN, TEAYS VALLEY, HURRICANE, CHARLESTON,  
SOUTH CHARLESTON, SAINT ALBANS, SPENCER, ELIZABETH, GRANTSVILLE,  
WILLIAMSON, LOGAN, CHAPMANVILLE, MAN, MADISON, AND CLAY  
414 PM EDT THU JUL 5 2018  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM EDT THIS EVENING
 
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 102 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER  
90S, AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER TO MID 70S.  
 
* TIMING...NOW THROUGH 6 PM.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY MAY CAUSE HEAT STRESS DURING  
OUTDOOR EXERTION OR EXTENDED EXPOSURE.  
 
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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