Washington, DC (20529)

11:36 PM EDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0400)
The Washington Post | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 151 ft 38.90 °N, 77.03 °W | Updated 2 seconds ago

Overcast
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86.4 °F
Feels Like 94 °F
N
6.0
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 6.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 15000 ft
Overcast 25000 ft
Heat Index 94 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 66%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:02 AM 8:26 PM
Waning Gibbous, 70% visible
METAR KDCA 250252Z 19008KT 10SM FEW060CB SCT080 BKN150 OVC250 30/23 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP147 OCNL LTGIC VC NE CB VC NE MOV SE T03000228 50006
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 6000 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 15000 ft
Overcast 25000 ft
Heat Index 94 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 66%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:02 AM 8:26 PM
Waning Gibbous, 70% visible
METAR KDCA 250252Z 19008KT 10SM FEW060CB SCT080 BKN150 OVC250 30/23 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP147 OCNL LTGIC VC NE CB VC NE MOV SE T03000228 50006

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 7:25 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday...

* heat index values... up to 109 due to temperatures in the mid
90s to around 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.