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Alabama, Calhoun

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 5:56 AM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 10:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am Friday to 9 PM CDT
Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am Friday to 9 PM CDT
Saturday.

* Temperatures... will range from the mid 90s to near 100 degrees.
Higher humidity will allow heat indices to range from 102 to
108 degrees.

* Impacts... hot and humid conditions will elevate the risk
of heat stress and heat related illnesses such as heat
exhaustion or heat stroke.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. 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.





Local Storm Report



08/20/2014 0157 PM

3 miles se of Oxford, Calhoun County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by Emergency Mngr.


            Trees and powerlines down along McIntosh Road... near
            mellon bridge. Estimated winds approximately 50 mph.



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Alabama - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - Fire Weather Watch , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory
Illinois - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Record Report
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory
Maryland - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Special Statement
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Montana - Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report
Nevada - Fire Weather Watch
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flood Warning , Special Statement
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Tennessee - Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Washington - Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Beach Hazard Statement
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