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Latest Non-Precipitation Watch/Warning/Advisory by KAKQ
Issued 7/23/2016 3:17 PM America/New_York.
Valid through 7/24/2016 8:00 PM America/New_York.
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charles city-greensville-sussex-surry-james city-southampton-
isle of wight-norfolk/portsmouth-suffolk-chesapeake-
virginia beach-eastern chesterfield (including col. heights)-york-
including the cities of...margarettsville...ahoskie...
bacons castle...chippokes state park...hog island game reserve...
302 am edt sun jul 24 2016
...heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am this morning to
8 pm edt this evening...
* areas affected: southeast virginia and northeast north carolina
* heat index values: 105 to 110.
* timing: this afternoon through early evening.
* impacts: prolong exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
a heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. the combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay in the shade if possible...and check up on relatives
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.