Huntsville, AL (35812)

12:50 PM CDT on July 20, 2017 (GMT -0500)
MD0150 | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 583 ft 34.65 °N, 86.68 °W | Updated 64 days ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
88.0 °F
Feels Like 88.0 °F
N
1.0
Wind Variable Wind from East

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.11 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4400 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Dew Point 63.0 °F
Humidity 44%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:47 AM 7:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KHUA 201658Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM FEW044 SCT080 34/23 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP196 T03350231
Pressure 30.11 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 4400 ft
Scattered Clouds 8000 ft
Dew Point 63.0 °F
Humidity 44%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:47 AM 7:57 PM
Waning Crescent, 10% visible
METAR KHUA 201658Z AUTO 35007KT 10SM FEW044 SCT080 34/23 A3013 RMK AO2 SLP196 T03350231

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 10:14 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Huntsville has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT this evening.

* Timing and areas affected... for Madison County until 7 PM CDT
this evening.

* Temperature... temperatures climbing into the upper 90s will
translate into heat index values in the 105 to 107 degree range
for a few hours this afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of heat and humidity will lead to an
increased risk for heat related illnesses, including heat
stroke and dehydration for those outside or without air
conditioning. Additionally, car interiors will reach lethal
temperatures within a matter of minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to the evening period.
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. Check up on relatives and neighbors.
Absolutely do not leave children or pets unattended in vehicles!

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.