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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
939 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE AND WEAK ONSHORE FLOW WILL
CONTINUE THE HOT HUMID WEATHER TODAY. DUE TO SOME OFFSHORE FLOW
BRINGING HIGHER TEMPERATURES ALONG THE SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL
AREAS AND HIGH HUMIDITIES...THE HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO
THE COASTAL AREAS.

CAZ043-170200-
/O.EXA.KSGX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140917T0200Z/
SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
939 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM PDT THIS EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES...FROM 85 TO 93 ALONG THE IMMEDIATE COAST...
  WITH TEMPERATURES OF 95 TO 100 DEGREES JUST A FEW MILES INLAND.
  HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL GENERALLY BE ABOUT 5 DEGREES ABOVE THE
  ACTUAL TEMPERATURES DUE TO THE HIGH HUMIDITY.

* IMPACTS...ABNORMALLY HOT TEMPERATURES CAN BE STRESSFUL TO
  ANIMALS AND HUMANS...MAKING IT HARD FOR THE BODY TO ACCLIMATE
  AND REMAIN HYDRATED. WITHOUT PRECAUTIONS EVEN HEALTHY ADULTS
  COULD EXPERIENCE HEAT STRESS AND ILLNESS.

* LOCATIONS...ALL AREAS WEST OF THE MOUNTAINS.

* TIMING...THE HOTTEST WEATHER WILL CONTINUE YET AGAIN TODAY.
  TEMPERATURES WILL FINALLY LOWER SEVERAL DEGREES ON
  WEDNESDAY...THOUGH ABOVE NORMAL HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 911.

&&

$$



Beach Hazards Statement

COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN DIEGO CA
642 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF THROUGH THURSDAY...

.A LONG-PERIOD SOUTH-SOUTHWEST SWELL PRODUCED BY A SOUTHERN
HEMISPHERE STORM WILL PRODUCE ELEVATED SURF...AND STRONG RIP AND
LONGSHORE CURRENTS AT THE ORANGE AND SAN DIEGO COUNTY BEACHES
THROUGH THURSDAY. HIGHEST SURF WILL BE ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING
BEACHES. THE SWELL WILL GRADUALLY LOWER FRIDAY INTO THE WEEKEND.

CAZ042-043-170145-
/O.NEW.KSGX.BH.S.0021.140916T1342Z-140919T0300Z/
ORANGE COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-SAN DIEGO COUNTY COASTAL AREAS-
642 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN SAN DIEGO HAS ISSUED A BEACH
HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR STRONG RIP CURRENTS AND ELEVATED SURF...WHICH
IS IN EFFECT THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* WAVES AND SURF...4 TO 6 FEET ALONG SOUTHWEST FACING BEACHES. 2
  TO 4 FEET ELSEWHERE.

* RIP CURRENTS...WIDESPREAD DANGEROUS RIP AND LONGSHORE CURRENTS.

* TIMING...THROUGH EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE ELEVATED SURF...STRONG RIP CURRENTS...AND
  LONGSHORE CURRENTS WILL PRODUCE DANGEROUS SWIMMING
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR INEXPERIENCED SWIMMERS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT FOR RIP CURRENTS MEANS THAT CONDITIONS
ARE PRESENT TO SUPPORT A HEIGHTENED RISK OF STRONG RIP CURRENTS.
RIP CURRENTS ARE TYPICALLY MORE FREQUENT AND STRONGER IN THE
VICINITY OF JETTIES...INLETS...AND PIERS. SWIMMERS CAUGHT IN A RIP
CURRENT SHOULD SWIM PARALLEL TO THE COAST TO ESCAPE THE RIP
CURRENT BEFORE TRYING TO SWIM FOR SHORE. SWIMMERS SHOULD ALWAYS
SWIM NEAR A LIFEGUARD.

&&

$$

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WANTS TO HEAR FROM YOU.
PLEASE VISIT THE FOLLOWING LINK TO GIVE US FEEDBACK
ON THE NEW BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT:

HTTP://WWW.NWS.NOAA.GOV/SURVEY/NWS-SURVEY.PHP?CODE=CHMBHS

HARRISON




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