Aiken Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Special Statement
Issued: 4:10 AM EDT May. 27, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Record heat continues...

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures will continue
across the midlands of South Carolina and the central Savannah
River area of Georgia into the middle of the week.

An upper ridge centered over the southeastern states is expected
to persist through mid week. Augusta Bush Field has already broken
the all time may high temperature record and had 3 consecutive
days of record high temperatures. Widespread high temperatures in
the upper 90s and exceeding 100 degrees, are forecast over the
next several days with little relief at night with forecast lows
in the 70s. Many high temperature records are expected to be
reached or broken over the next few days with temperatures nearly
15 degrees above normal. The unusual heat this early in the season
can be hazardous, especially for those that do not take proper
precautions.

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.

Look before you lock. Do not leave children or pets unattended in
a hot vehicle.


404 am EDT sun may 26 2019

... Record heat expected through mid week...

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures will continue
across the midlands of South Carolina and the central Savannah
River area of Georgia into the middle of the week.

An upper ridge centered over the southeastern states is expected
to persist through mid week. Augusta Bush Field recorded a high
temperature of 100 degrees on Saturday which broke the record for
the date and tied the record highest temperature for the month of
may while also being the earliest day in a calender year to reach
100 degrees. Widespread high temperatures in the upper 90s, with
many locations exceeding 100 degrees, are forecast over the next
several days with little relief at night with forecast lows in the
70s. Many high temperature records are expected to be reached or
broken over the next few days with temperatures nearly 15 degrees
above normal. The unusual heat this early in the season can be
hazardous, especially for those that do not take proper
precautions.

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.

Look before you lock. Do not leave children or pets unattended in
a hot vehicle.


404 am EDT sun may 26 2019

... Record heat expected through mid week...

An extended period of unseasonably hot temperatures will continue
across the midlands of South Carolina and the central Savannah
River area of Georgia into the middle of the week.

An upper ridge centered over the southeastern states is expected
to persist through mid week. Augusta Bush Field recorded a high
temperature of 100 degrees on Saturday which broke the record for
the date and tied the record highest temperature for the month of
may while also being the earliest day in a calender year to reach
100 degrees. Widespread high temperatures in the upper 90s, with
many locations exceeding 100 degrees, are forecast over the next
several days with little relief at night with forecast lows in the
70s. Many high temperature records are expected to be reached or
broken over the next few days with temperatures nearly 15 degrees
above normal. The unusual heat this early in the season can be
hazardous, especially for those that do not take proper
precautions.

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.

Look before you lock. Do not leave children or pets unattended in
a hot vehicle.



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