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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Tampa Bay Ruskin FL
349 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020

FLZ043-050-052-056-057-061-148-149-151-155-160-248-249-251-255-
260-091600-
/O.NEW.KTBW.HT.Y.0005.200709T1600Z-200709T2200Z/
Sumter-Pinellas-Polk-Hardee-Highlands-DeSoto-Coastal Hernando-
Coastal Pasco-Coastal Hillsborough-Coastal Manatee-
Coastal Sarasota-Inland Hernando-Inland Pasco-Inland Hillsborough-
Inland Manatee-Inland Sarasota-
Including the cities of Wildwood, Lake Panasoffkee, Bushnell,
The Villages, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Lakeland,
Winter Haven, Wauchula, Bowling Green, Zolfo Springs, Sebring,
Avon Park, Placid Lakes, Arcadia, Hernando Beach, Bayport,
Port Richey, Hudson, Tampa, Apollo Beach, Westchase, Bradenton,
Anna Maria Island, Venice, Sarasota, Englewood, Brooksville,
Spring Hill, Dade City, Zephyrhills, Brandon, Plant City,
Sun City Center, Parrish, Lakewood Ranch, Myakka City,
and North Port
349 AM EDT Thu Jul 9 2020

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 6 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

* WHAT...Heat index values up to 109 expected.

* WHERE...Portions of west central Florida.

* WHEN...From noon today to 6 PM EDT this evening.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out
of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young
children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles
under any circumstances.

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. 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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