Richmond, VA (23229)

2:08 PM EDT on July 25, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Windsor Farms | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 249 ft 37.55 °N, 77.50 °W | Updated 35 seconds ago

Mostly Cloudy
Mostly Cloudy
94.5 °F
Feels Like 104 °F
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0.0
Wind Variable Wind from ENE
Gusts 0.0 mph

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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 30000 ft
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 50%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:08 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 64% visible
METAR KRIC 251754Z 24007KT 10SM FEW050 BKN300 34/23 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP147 T03440228 10350 20261 58016
Pressure 29.97 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Mostly Cloudy 30000 ft
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 50%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:08 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 64% visible
METAR KRIC 251754Z 24007KT 10SM FEW050 BKN300 34/23 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP147 T03440228 10350 20261 58016
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: 10:47 AM EDT Jul. 25, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* heat index values: 105 to 109.

* Timing: this afternoon through 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.