... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...
... Heat advisory in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday...
The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday.
* Heat index values... up to 102 due to temperatures in the lower
90s... and dewpoints in the lower 70s both days.
* Timing... noon to 8 PM EDT. Mid to late afternoon will be the
hottest time period both days.
* Impacts... heat stroke... heat exhaustion and other heat related
illnesses can quickly occur if you spend a significant amount
of time outdoors.
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
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.