Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAKEFIELD VA
1124 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS CONTINUE ACROSS SOUTHEAST VIRGINIA
AND NORTHEAST NORTH CAROLINA TODAY...

NCZ012>017-030>032-102-VAZ060-065>069-078>090-092-093-095>098-
513>516-518-520-523>525-290000-
/O.CON.KAKQ.HT.Y.0007.160728T1600Z-160729T0000Z/
NORTHAMPTON-HERTFORD-GATES-PASQUOTANK-CAMDEN-WESTERN CURRITUCK-
BERTIE-CHOWAN-PERQUIMANS-EASTERN CURRITUCK-PRINCE EDWARD-
MECKLENBURG-LUNENBURG-NOTTOWAY-AMELIA-POWHATAN-LANCASTER-
BRUNSWICK-DINWIDDIE-PRINCE GEORGE-CHARLES CITY-NEW KENT-
GLOUCESTER-MIDDLESEX-MATHEWS-GREENSVILLE-SUSSEX-SURRY-JAMES CITY-
SOUTHAMPTON-ISLE OF WIGHT-NORFOLK/PORTSMOUTH-SUFFOLK-CHESAPEAKE-
VIRGINIA BEACH-WESTERN CHESTERFIELD-
EASTERN CHESTERFIELD (INCLUDING COL. HEIGHTS)-
WESTERN HENRICO (INCLUDING THE CITY OF RICHMOND)-EASTERN HENRICO-
EASTERN KING WILLIAM-EASTERN KING AND QUEEN-YORK-NEWPORT NEWS-
HAMPTON/POQUOSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MARGARETTSVILLE...AHOSKIE...
ELIZABETH CITY...EDENTON...COROLLA...FARMVILLE...SOUTH HILL...
CREWE...LAWRENCEVILLE...PETERSBURG...HOPEWELL...EMPORIA...
WAKEFIELD...BARHAM...GWALTNEY CORNER...BACONS CASTLE...
CHIPPOKES STATE PARK...HOG ISLAND GAME RESERVE...POOLESVILLE...
BOOTH FORK...WILLIAMSBURG...FRANKLIN...BON AIR...MIDLOTHIAN...
CHESTERFIELD...CHESTER...COLONIAL HEIGHTS...RICHMOND...SANDSTON...
KING WILLIAM...WEST POINT...KING AND QUEEN COURT HOUSE
1124 AM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 TO 110.

* IMPACTS: PROLONGED EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD
  TO HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL
  ATTENTION.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY IN THE SHADE IF POSSIBLE...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

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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