Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Huntsville, AL

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
856 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...VERY HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED FRIDAY...

.TEMPERATURES WILL RISE INTO THE UPPER 90S FRIDAY AFTERNOON...WHICH
COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY...WILL TRANSLATE TO HEAT INDEX VALUES
RISING TO BETWEEN 104 TO 107 DEGREES ACROSS NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND THE
INTERSTATES 65 AND 565 CORRIDORS.

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LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
CULLMAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...
RUSSELLVILLE...MOULTON...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...CULLMAN
856 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...NORTHWEST ALABAMA AND THE INTERSTATES 65
  AND 565 CORRIDORS BETWEEN 11 AM TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...WILL RANGE BETWEEN 96 TO 98 DEGREES. HIGH HUMIDITY
  WILL ALLOW HEAT INDEX VALUES TO RISE FROM 104 TO 107 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL RAISE THE RISK OF HEAT
  STRESS AND HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT
  STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF VERY HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE.

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. CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS. ABSOLUTELY DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES!

&&

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