Interactive NWS Alert
Radar valid at 800 pm EDT, Jul 1st 2018
Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-Gallia-Lawrence OH-Wayne-Cabell-Mason-
Including the cities of Flatwoods, Greenup, Grayson, Olive Hill,
Ashland, Louisa, New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset,
McConnelsville, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson,
Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy, Gallipolis,
Ironton, South Point, Kenova, Ceredo, Wayne, Huntington,
Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood, Ripley, Parkersburg,
Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City, Sistersville,
Middlebourne, Harts, Alum Creek, Hamlin, Teays Valley, Hurricane,
Charleston, South Charleston, Saint Albans, Spencer, Elizabeth,
Grantsville, Harrisville, Pennsboro, West Union, Glenville,
Clarksburg, and Bridgeport
209 PM EDT Sun Jul 1 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 102 due to temperatures in the low 90s,
and dewpoints in the lower 70s.
* TIMING...Now through remainder of the afternoon.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
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 out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
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.
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