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12:36 PM 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 5 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
94.3 °F
Feels Like 107 °F
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6.9
Wind Variable Wind from SW
Gusts 11.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 107 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 55%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 8:25 PM
Waning Gibbous, 64% visible
METAR KDCA 251552Z 17009KT 10SM FEW040 BKN250 34/26 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP143 T03440256
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 25000 ft
Heat Index 107 °F
Dew Point 76 °F
Humidity 55%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:03 AM 8:25 PM
Waning Gibbous, 64% visible
METAR KDCA 251552Z 17009KT 10SM FEW040 BKN250 34/26 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP143 T03440256
Record highs are possible for parts of the Northeast Monday and Tuesday, as parts of the central U.S. take a little breather from the worst of summer's dog day heat.

Expansive high pressure in the upper atmosphere will focus on parts of the East and West this week, sending heat indices well into the triple digits from the Mid-Atlantic states into the South.

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:59 AM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* heat index values... up to 109 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.