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Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
333 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...Very hot and humid again on Saturday...

.High pressure across the region will maintain a hot and humid
airmass into the weekend. The combination of temperatures in the
mid to upper 90s and high humidity will combine to produce heat
index values of around 105 degrees Saturday afternoon.

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Rockingham-Caswell-Pittsylvania-Campbell-Appomattox-Buckingham-
Halifax-Charlotte-
Including the cities of Eden, Yanceyville, Danville, Lynchburg,
Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville
333 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM EDT SATURDAY...

The National Weather Service in Blacksburg has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM EDT Saturday.

* Locations...Parts of the piedmont and foothills.

* Heat Index Values...Around 105 degrees.

* Timing...Mainly Saturday afternoon.

* Impacts...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
  outdoor exertion and perhaps lead to heat illnesses.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means high humidities are expected to combine
with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is 105 degrees or
greater. This combination will increase the likelihood of heat
illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...check on relatives and neighbors...
and provide shade and fresh water for outdoor animals.

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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