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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOBILE AL
110 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM TODAY FOR SOUTHEAST
MISSISSIPPI...SOUTHWEST AND SOUTH CENTRAL ALABAMA AND THE WESTERN
FLORIDA PANHANDLE...

.AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN PLACE
ACROSS MUCH OF THE DEEP SOUTH TODAY. HOT TEMPERATURES ARE
FORECAST TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION THIS
AFTERNOON...WITH HIGHS RANGING FROM THE MID TO UPPER 90S NEAR THE
IMMEDIATE COAST...TO THE UPPER 90S AND AROUND 100 DEGREES OVER
INLAND AREAS. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES...WHEN COMBINED WITH THE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY...WILL RESULT IN AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 106
AND 110 DEGREES WITH ISOLATED READINGS AS HIGH AS 112 OVER THE
ADVISORY AREA THIS AFTERNOON.

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/O.CON.KMOB.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140825T0000Z/
CHOCTAW-WASHINGTON-CLARKE-WILCOX-MONROE-CONECUH-BUTLER-CRENSHAW-
ESCAMBIA-COVINGTON-UPPER MOBILE-UPPER BALDWIN-LOWER MOBILE-
LOWER BALDWIN-INLAND ESCAMBIA-COASTAL ESCAMBIA-INLAND SANTA ROSA-
COASTAL SANTA ROSA-INLAND OKALOOSA-COASTAL OKALOOSA-WAYNE-PERRY-
GREENE-STONE-GEORGE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BUTLER...LISMAN...SILAS...CHATOM...
MILLRY...JACKSON...THOMASVILLE...GROVE HILL...CAMDEN...
PINE HILL...HOMEWOOD...MONROEVILLE...EVERGREEN...GREENVILLE...
LUVERNE...BRANTLEY...ATMORE...BREWTON...EAST BREWTON...
ANDALUSIA...OPP...MOBILE...PRICHARD...SARALAND...BAY MINETTE...
TILLMANS CORNER...THEODORE...DAPHNE...FAIRHOPE...FOLEY...
SPANISH FORT...CENTURY...FLOMATON...MOLINO...FERRY PASS...BRENT...
WEST PENSACOLA...BELLVIEW...ENSLEY...MYRTLE GROVE...JAY...PACE...
MILTON...CRESTVIEW...WRIGHT...NICEVILLE...SEMINOLE...EGLIN AFB...
WAYNESBORO...RICHTON...BEAUMONT...NEW AUGUSTA...LEAKESVILLE...
MCLAIN...WIGGINS...LUCEDALE
110 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX...CLIMBING TO 106 TO 110 DEGREES...WITH ISOLATED
  READINGS AS HIGH AS 112 ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON. KEEP IN
  MIND THAT 10 DEGREES CAN BE ADDED TO THE HEAT INDEX IF WORKING
  IN DIRECT SUNLIGHT.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 AND TAKE
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.

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.

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