193  
WWUS72 KTBW 140658  
NPWTBW  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL  
258 AM EDT WED AUG 14 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT TODAY FOR LEVY COUNTY FROM NOON UNTIL  
5 PM EDT...  
 
.AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CLIMBING INTO THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH  
HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL RESULT IN HIGH HEAT INDICES THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
 
FLZ139-239-142100-  
/O.NEW.KTBW.HT.Y.0006.190814T1600Z-190814T2100Z/  
COASTAL LEVY-INLAND LEVY-  
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF CEDAR KEY, YANKEETOWN, CHIEFLAND,  
BRONSON, AND WILLISTON  
258 AM EDT WED AUG 14 2019  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 5 PM EDT THIS  
AFTERNOON...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TAMPA BAY AREA - RUSKIN FL HAS  
ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO  
5 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
* TEMPERATURE...HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE 90 TO 94 DEGREE RANGE  
WITH HEAT INDICES OF 108 TO 110 DEGREES.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES COULD LEAD TO DEHYDRATION,  
HEAT EXHAUSTION, AND HEAT STROKE FOR THOSE OUTDOORS.  
 
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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