Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
214 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ086-087-WVZ005>008-013>016-024>027-272300-
/O.NEW.KRLX.HT.Y.0006.160827T1814Z-160827T2300Z/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-GALLIA-LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-
MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-ROANE-MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-
CLAY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...
SOUTH POINT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...HARTS...
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...SPENCER...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...
CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON...CLAY
214 PM EDT SAT AUG 27 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 102 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW
  TO MID 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOW 70S.

* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND OTHER HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WILL
  BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IF YOU SPEND A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF
  TIME OUTDOORS...OR ARE INVOLVED IN ANY STRENUOUS OUTDOOR
  ACTIVITY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

&&

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