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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
609 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ALZ011>015-017>050-231200-
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-
609 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 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 ACROSS CENTRAL ALABAMA.
HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 95 TO NEAR 100 DEGREES...WITH
AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES RANGING FROM 100 TO 108 DEGREES.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY.

ON SATURDAY...HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL RANGE FROM 95 TO NEAR 100
DEGREES ONCE AGAIN WITH HEAT INDICES FROM 100 TO 108 DEGREES
ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA. ON SUNDAY...THESE IMPACTS SHOULD BE
LIMITED TO GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 65 AS READINGS
TO THE EAST ARE EXPECTED TO BE A FEW DEGREES MILDER.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

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

$$

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
528 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...VERY HOT TEMPERATURES EXPECTED ACROSS ALL OF CENTRAL ALABAMA
FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY...

ALZ017>021-024>029-036>038-043-045>050-230000-
/O.CON.KBMX.HT.Y.0002.140822T1600Z-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
528 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
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.

&&

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