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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
630 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA
FOR THE WEEKEND...

ALZ017>021-024>029-036>038-043-045>050-231200-
/O.CON.KBMX.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140824T0200Z/
BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-CLEBURNE-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-
ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-CLAY-RANDOLPH-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-CHAMBERS-
ELMORE-MACON-BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONEONTA...GADSDEN...ANNISTON...CENTRE...
HEFLIN...BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...PELHAM...ALABASTER...
PELL CITY...MOODY...TALLADEGA...SYLACAUGA...ASHLAND...ROANOKE...
ROCKFORD...ALEXANDER CITY...DADEVILLE...VALLEY...LANETT...
LAFAYETTE...WETUMPKA...TALLASSEE...TUSKEGEE...UNION SPRINGS...
AUBURN...OPELIKA...PHENIX CITY...TROY...EUFAULA
630 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

* TEMPERATURES...WILL RANGE FROM 95 TO 100 DEGREES. HIGHER
  HUMIDITY WILL ALLOW HEAT INDICES TO RANGE FROM 102 TO 108
  DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL ELEVATE THE RISK OF
  HEAT STRESS AND HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION
  OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. 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.

&&

$$

ALZ011>015-022-023-030>035-039>042-044-231200-
/O.CON.KBMX.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140825T0200Z/
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-SUMTER-
GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-
MONTGOMERY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...DOUBLE SPRINGS...JASPER...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...
LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...MOUNDVILLE...MARION...
CENTREVILLE...CLANTON...DEMOPOLIS...LINDEN...SELMA...PRATTVILLE...
FORT DEPOSIT...HAYNEVILLE...MONTGOMERY
630 PM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

* TEMPERATURES...WILL RANGE FROM 95 TO 100 DEGREES. HIGHER
  HUMIDITY WILL ALLOW HEAT INDICES TO RANGE FROM 102 TO 108
  DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL ELEVATE THE RISK OF
  HEAT STRESS AND HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION
  OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. 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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