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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
711 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

GAZ087-088-099>101-114>119-137>141-SCZ047-048-051-250715-
/O.CON.KCHS.HT.Y.0003.160625T1500Z-160625T2300Z/
JENKINS-SCREVEN-CANDLER-BULLOCH-EFFINGHAM-TATTNALL-EVANS-
INLAND BRYAN-COASTAL BRYAN-INLAND CHATHAM-COASTAL CHATHAM-LONG-
INLAND LIBERTY-COASTAL LIBERTY-INLAND MCINTOSH-COASTAL MCINTOSH-
INLAND JASPER-BEAUFORT-COASTAL JASPER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLEN...SYLVANIA...METTER...
STATESBORO...SPRINGFIELD...REIDSVILLE...CLAXTON...PEMBROKE...
FORT MCALLISTER...SAVANNAH...TYBEE ISLAND...LUDOWICI...
HINESVILLE...HALFMOON LANDING...TOWNSEND...DARIEN...RIDGELAND...
BEAUFORT...HILTON HEAD...JASPER
711 PM EDT FRI JUN 24 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* LOCATIONS...ALL SOUTHEAST GEORGIA COUNTIES AND SOUTH OF
  BEAUFORT ALONG COASTAL SOUTH CAROLINA.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 108 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...HIGH TEMPERATURES 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 DIRECT SUNSHINE. 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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