Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
328 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ040-042>045-047>052-221600-
/O.NEW.KCHS.HT.Y.0004.140822T1600Z-140822T2200Z/
JENKINS-SCREVEN-CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-TATTNALL-EVANS-
INLAND BRYAN-COASTAL BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-COASTAL CHATHAM-LONG-
INLAND LIBERTY-COASTAL LIBERTY-INLAND MCINTOSH-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
ALLENDALE-HAMPTON-INLAND COLLETON-DORCHESTER-INLAND BERKELEY-
INLAND JASPER-BEAUFORT-COASTAL COLLETON-CHARLESTON-COASTAL JASPER-
TIDAL BERKELEY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLEN...SYLVANIA...METTER...
STATESBORO...SPRINGFIELD...REIDSVILLE...CLAXTON...PEMBROKE...
FORT MCALLISTER...SAVANNAH...TYBEE ISLAND...LUDOWICI...
HINESVILLE...HALFMOON LANDING...TOWNSEND...DARIEN...ALLENDALE...
HAMPTON...WALTERBORO...ST. GEORGE...SUMMERVILLE...MONCKS CORNER...
RIDGELAND...BEAUFORT...HILTON HEAD...EDISTO BEACH...CHARLESTON...
JASPER...DANIEL ISLAND...NAVAL WEAPONS STATION CHARLESTON
328 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...ALL OF SOUTHEAST SOUTH CAROLINA AND SOUTHEAST GEORGIA.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 110 DEGREES DUE TO A COMBINATION OF
  HIGH TEMPERATURES RANGING FROM 95 TO 100 DEGREES AND MODERATE
  LEVELS OF HUMIDITY.

* IMPACTS...HEAT AND HUMIDITY COULD LEAD TO HEAT ILLNESSES IF
  PROPER PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

IF YOU MUST BE OUTDOORS...DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...WEAR LIGHT
WEIGHT CLOTHING AND STAY OUT OF THE DIRECT SUN. IN ADDITION...
KNOW THE SIGNS OF HEAT ILLNESSES AND BE SURE TO CHECK ON THOSE
WHO ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT SUCH AS YOUNG CHILDREN AND
THE ELDERLY. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN AND PETS IN A VEHICLE...
ESPECIALLY WITH THE WINDOWS ROLLED UP SINCE TEMPERATURES CAN BE
MUCH HIGHER INSIDE THE VEHICLE.

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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