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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
615 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

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

ALZ011>015-017>050-221200-
/O.CON.KBMX.HT.Y.0002.140822T1600Z-140824T0200Z/
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-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...DOUBLE SPRINGS...JASPER...ONEONTA...GADSDEN...
ANNISTON...CENTRE...HEFLIN...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...PELHAM...ALABASTER...
PELL CITY...MOODY...TALLADEGA...SYLACAUGA...ASHLAND...ROANOKE...
LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...MOUNDVILLE...MARION...
CENTREVILLE...CLANTON...ROCKFORD...ALEXANDER CITY...DADEVILLE...
VALLEY...LANETT...LAFAYETTE...DEMOPOLIS...LINDEN...SELMA...
PRATTVILLE...FORT DEPOSIT...HAYNEVILLE...WETUMPKA...TALLASSEE...
MONTGOMERY...TUSKEGEE...UNION SPRINGS...AUBURN...OPELIKA...
PHENIX CITY...TROY...EUFAULA
615 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM FRIDAY TO 9 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...WILL RANGE FROM THE MID 90S TO NEAR 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
902 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-220915-
/O.EXT.KPAH.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...
JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...CAIRO...
MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...POSEYVILLE...
EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...ROCKPORT...HICKMAN...CLINTON...
BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SMITHLAND...BENTON...
MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...
DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...
CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...ELKTON...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
902 AM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TUESDAY...

THE HEAT ADVISORY IS NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TUESDAY.

* THE DURATION OF EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH TUESDAY...THEREFORE THE HEAT ADVISORY HAS BEEN EXTENDED
  THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT GIVEN ALL THE AREA
  EVENTS...FROM HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND SOCCER GAMES AND
  PRACTICES...TO STATE FAIRS ONGOING...THAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE
  CONDUCTED DURING THIS EXTENDED PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE HEAT AND
  HUMIDITY.

* TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THEIR HEAT UP THROUGH THE 90S EACH
  AFTERNOON THROUGH THE WEEKEND AND EVEN INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.
  THIS OCCURS AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS INTO AND ACROSS THE
  NATION`S MIDSECTION. THESE TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH
  HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 105
  FOR MOST LOCALES SEVERAL DAYS IN A ROW. IT IS POSSIBLE ISOLATED
  LOCATIONS COULD SEE THE HEAT INDEX TOP 105 AT TIMES.

* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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 LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
  POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS. MAKE SURE OUTSIDE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER.

&&

$$

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