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10:56 AM EDT on July 25, 2016 (GMT -0400)
The Washington Post | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 151 ft 38.90 °N, 77.03 °W | Updated 10 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
92.5 °F
Feels Like 103 °F
N
0.9
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 4.0 mph

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High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 103 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 8:25 PM
Waning Gibbous, 65% visible
METAR KDCA 251452Z 17008KT 10SM BKN250 33/26 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP148 T03330256 55001
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 103 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 56%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 8:25 PM
Waning Gibbous, 65% visible
METAR KDCA 251452Z 17008KT 10SM BKN250 33/26 A2997 RMK AO2 SLP148 T03330256 55001

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 4:44 AM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* heat index values... up to 108 due to temperatures between 95 to
100... and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... risk of heat-related illness for those without air-
conditioning or those outdoors for an extended period.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of high temperatures is
expected. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

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 911.