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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:17 AM CDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on August 23, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM CDT
this evening...
... Heat advisory in effect from 11 am to 7 PM CDT Saturday...

The National Weather Service in Mobile has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from 11 am this morning to 7 PM CDT
this evening. A heat advisory has also been issued from 11 am to
7 PM CDT Saturday.

* Heat index... climbing to 107 to 110 degrees or slightly higher for
most areas today and on Saturday.

* Impacts... excessive heat will lead to dangerous outside working
conditions today and on Saturday.

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.

Children... the elderly... and people with chronic ailments are
usually the first to suffer from the heat. Heat exhaustion... cramps
or in extreme cases heat stroke can result from prolonged exposure to
these conditions.

Persons working or playing sports outdoors from late morning through
the afternoon are urged to drink plenty of water... taking frequent
breaks to prevent overheating. Refrain from the Intake of caffeinated
and alcoholic beverages. Remember to check on relatives and
neighbors... especially the elderly to make sure they have adequate
air conditioning.






Special Statement

Statement as of 2:07 PM CDT on August 21, 2014

Expires 8:00 AM EDT on August 22, 2014


... The potential for dangerous heat impacts continue across the
region through the weekend...

An upper level ridge of high pressure will strengthen over much of
the deep south through the weekend. This feature results in hot
temperatures across our local area through Sunday. High temperatures
will range from the lower to mid 90s near the coast to the upper
90s... possibly near 100 degrees over inland portions of the region.

Humid conditions will persist across the region through the weekend...
and heat index values are expected to range from 104 to 107 each
afternoon... though some locations may experience heat indices between
108 and 110 degrees Friday through Sunday. A heat advisory may become
necessary across portions of the region this weekend.

Children... the elderly... and people with chronic ailments are usually
the first to suffer from the heat. Heat exhaustion... cramps or in
extreme cases heat stroke can result from prolonged exposure to these
conditions.

Persons working or playing sports outdoors from late morning through
the afternoon are urged to drink plenty of water... taking frequent
breaks to prevent overheating. Refrain from the Intake of caffeinated
and alcoholic beverages. Remember to check on relatives and
neighbors... especially the elderly to make sure they have adequate
air conditioning.

Also... do not Forget about your pets. Pets should be brought
indoors... especially during the heat of the day. If pets must be
kept outdoors... provide shade and plenty of fresh water. Livestock
are also vulnerable.






Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Record Report
Arizona - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Special Statement
California - High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Lake Wind Advisory , High Surf Advisory, Beach Hazard Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Areal Flood Watch
Illinois - Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Indiana - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Minnesota - Dense Fog Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
Montana - Areal Flood Watch , Lake Wind Advisory , Record Report
Nevada - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning
New Jersey - Special Statement , Record Report
New York - Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Special Statement , Record Report
Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virgin Islands - Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report
Washington - Flash Flood Watch
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Wisconsin - Dense Fog Advisory , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
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