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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
540 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO CONTINUE FOR PORTIONS OF
CENTRAL ALABAMA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

ALZ024-025-043-045-046-048>050-240000-
/O.CON.KBMX.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140824T0200Z/
JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ELMORE-MACON-BULLOCK-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...
PELHAM...ALABASTER...WETUMPKA...TALLASSEE...TUSKEGEE...
UNION SPRINGS...PHENIX CITY...TROY...EUFAULA
540 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* 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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
515 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ALZ011>015-017>050-241015-
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-
CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-
CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-
CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-
BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
515 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TODAY ESPECIALLY ACROSS THE
WESTERN AND SOUTHERN COUNTIES. MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES THIS
AFTERNOON NEAR 105 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED NEAR AND WEST OF
INTERSTATE 65 AND SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 85.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ON SUNDAY ESPECIALLY ACROSS
THE WESTERN AND SOUTHWESTERN COUNTIES. MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES
ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON NEAR 105 DEGREES ARE EXPECTED NEAR AND WEST OF
A LINE FROM HAMILTON TO TUSCALOOSA TO MONTGOMERY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS NOT
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

$$








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