Richmond, VA (23173)

11:17 AM EDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Windsor Farms | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 249 ft 37.55 °N, 77.50 °W | Updated 4 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
91.6 °F
Feels Like 101 °F
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0.2
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 2.5 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 30000 ft
Heat Index 101 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 75% visible
METAR KRIC 241454Z VRB04KT 10SM BKN300 32/24 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 T03170239 57000
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 30000 ft
Heat Index 101 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 75% visible
METAR KRIC 241454Z VRB04KT 10SM BKN300 32/24 A2999 RMK AO2 SLP156 T03170239 57000

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:06 AM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

* areas affected: central and south central Virginia.

* Heat index values: around 105.

* Timing: this afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts: prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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
and neighbors.

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.