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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL
1242 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...VERY HOT CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY...

.AFTERNOON HIGHS IN THE MID AND UPPER 90S THROUGH SATURDAY WILL
COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105
DEGREES ACROSS THE TENNESSEE VALLEY. THE HIGHER HEAT INDICES WILL
OCCUR WEST OF INTERSTATE 65.

ALZ001>010-016-TNZ076-096-097-231030-
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LAUDERDALE-COLBERT-FRANKLIN AL-LAWRENCE-LIMESTONE-MADISON-MORGAN-
MARSHALL-JACKSON-DEKALB-CULLMAN-MOORE-LINCOLN-FRANKLIN TN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLORENCE...MUSCLE SHOALS...
RUSSELLVILLE...MOULTON...ATHENS...HUNTSVILLE...DECATUR...
GUNTERSVILLE...SCOTTSBORO...FORT PAYNE...CULLMAN...LYNCHBURG...
FAYETTEVILLE...WINCHESTER
1242 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* TIMING AND AREAS AFFECTED...ALL OF NORTH ALABAMA AND SOUTHERN
  MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

* TEMPERATURE...WILL RANGE BETWEEN 95 TO 98 DEGREES. HIGH HUMIDITY
  WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES...ESPECIALLY
  BETWEEN 1 PM CDT AND 7 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL RAISE THE RISK OF 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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