Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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000 WWUS71 KAKQ 240206 NPWAKQ URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA 1006 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED SUNDAY AFTERNOON... NCZ012>017-030>032-VAZ079>082-087>090-092-093-095>098-514-523>525- 241000- /O.CON.KAKQ.HT.Y.0003.160724T1500Z-160725T0000Z/ NORTHAMPTON-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-WESTERN CURRITUCK- BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE- CHARLES CITY-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SURRY-JAMES CITY-SOUTHAMPTON- ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE- VIRGINIA BEACH-EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)-YORK- NEWPORT NEWS-HAMPTON/POQUOSON- INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARGARETTSVILLE...AHOSKIE... ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON...LAWRENCEVILLE...PETERSBURG... HOPEWELL...EMPORIA...WAKEFIELD...BARHAM...GWALTNEY CORNER... BACONS CASTLE...CHIPPOKES STATE PARK...HOG ISLAND GAME RESERVE... POOLESVILLE...BOOTH FORK...WILLIAMSBURG...FRANKLIN... CHESTERFIELD...CHESTER...COLONIAL HEIGHTS 1006 PM EDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT SUNDAY... * AREAS AFFECTED: SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA AND NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA * HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 TO 108. * TIMING: MIDDAY SUNDAY THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. * IMPACTS: PROLONG EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION. 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 IN THE SHADE IF POSSIBLE...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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