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Florida, Alachua

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:52 AM EDT on August 23, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* temperature... highs inland Saturday ranging from 96 to 100...
with highs at the coast in the mid 90s. Record high
temperatures are possible.

* Maximum heat index readings... 105 to 110.

* Impacts... these conditions will increase the risk of heat
related illnesses... such as heat exhaustion or heat stroke.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory is issued when the combination of hot
temperatures and high humidities creates heat indices of
108 degrees or higher. The heat index is a measure of how hot it
feels when the effect of humidity combine with the temperature.
High heat index values can create dangerously hot conditions
where individuals may become critically exhausted if outdoors.
Drink plenty of fluids... stay in an air-conditioning if
possible... remain out of the sun... and check on relatives and
neighbors who may be sensitive to heat related illnesses. 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.




Local Storm Report



08/22/2014 0625 PM

4 miles SW of University of, Alachua County.

Hail e1.00 inch, reported by Fire Dept/Rescue.


            Hail reported on Archer Road just west of Interstate 75.






08/22/2014 0550 PM

6 miles NE of Gainesville, Alachua County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by law enforcement.


            Sheriffs Office reported trees down on County Road 225
            north of Gainesville.





08/21/2014 0620 PM

5 miles SW of Melrose, Alachua County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Alachua County 911/dispatch reports a large tree downed
            over County Road 1474 near the intersection with U.S.
            Highway 301 northeast... blocking both lanes of the
            roadway. This location is south of Orange Heights. Time
            of damage based on radar data.




08/21/2014 0630 PM

2 miles NW of Micanopy, Alachua County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Alachua County 911/dispatch reports a tree downed along
            wachoota Road in the vicinity of U.S. Highway 441 near
            Micanopy. Time of damage based on radar data.





08/21/2014 0620 PM

5 miles SW of Melrose, Alachua County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Alachua County 911/dispatch reports a large tree downed
            over County Road 1474 near the intersection with U.S.
            Highway 301 northeast... blocking both lanes of the
            roadway. This location is south of Orange Heights. Time
            of damage based on radar data.




08/21/2014 0630 PM

2 miles NW of Micanopy, Alachua County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.


            Alachua County 911/dispatch reports a tree downed along
            wachoota Road in the vicinity of U.S. Highway 441 near
            Micanopy. Time of damage based on radar data.



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