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Wintergreen & Nelson : Heat Advisory Continues On Thursday

[ 0 ] June 19, 2012 | Tommy

Via NWS: The areas highlighted in orange are under a heat advisory again Thursday.

HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM EDT
THURSDAY

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
948 AM EDT THU JUN 21 2012

MDZ004-005-VAZ036>040-042-050-051-501-502-212200-
/O.CON.KLWX.HT.Y.0003.120621T1600Z-120622T0200Z/
FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-
LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
CHARLOTTESVILLE…WASHINGTON…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…WARRENTON
948 AM EDT THU JUN 21 2012

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…AROUND 105 DEGREES.

* TEMPERATURES…UPPER 90S TO AROUND 100.

* IMPACT…RISK OF HEAT EXHAUSTION OR OTHER HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS
IF YOU ARE PARTICULARLY SENSITIVE TO HEAT OR IF SPENDING TIME
OUTDOORS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL 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 IN 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 LIGHTWEIGHT 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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