Blackstone, VA (23824)

5:28 PM EDT on July 26, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Downtown Blackstone | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory Active Notice: Public Information Statement

Elev 440 ft 37.08 °N, 78.00 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Overcast
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91.9 °F
Feels Like 108 °F
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0.9
Wind Variable Wind from NE
Gusts 2.5 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Heat Index 108 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 65%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:12 AM 8:23 PM
Waning Gibbous, 51% visible
METAR KAVC 262116Z AUTO 08005G17KT 10SM TS BKN041 OVC050 28/23 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS T02770233
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Mostly Cloudy 4100 ft
Overcast 5000 ft
Heat Index 108 °F
Dew Point 79 °F
Humidity 65%
Rainfall 0.20 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:12 AM 8:23 PM
Waning Gibbous, 51% visible
METAR KAVC 262116Z AUTO 08005G17KT 10SM TS BKN041 OVC050 28/23 A2999 RMK AO2 LTG DSNT ALQS T02770233

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:41 AM EDT Jul. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* heat index values: 105 to 109.

* 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.