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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
218 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FOR ALL OF NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL
ALABAMA THROUGH 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

.VERY HOT AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH A HUMID
AIRMASS TO BRING DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES TO NORTHWEST AND NORTH
CENTRAL ALABAMA THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY. A FEW
LOCATIONS MAY EXPERIENCE TEMPORARY COOLING RELIEF FROM SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...BUT PREVAILING AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE IN
EXCESS OF 105 DEGREES FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE ADVISORY AREA. LITTLE
RELIEF FROM THE HEAT IS EXPECTED TONIGHT...WITH LOWS ONLY DROPPING
INTO THE MID 70S.

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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
218 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...THROUGH 7 PM WEDNESDAY FOR ALL OF
  NORTHWEST AND NORTH CENTRAL ALABAMA.

* TEMPERATURE...AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES BETWEEN 94 AND 98 DEGREES
  WITH HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES. LOWS TONIGHT
  WILL BE IN THE 74 TO 76 DEGREE RANGE.

* IMPACTS...ELEVATED THREAT FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES...
  INCLUDING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.

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

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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