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8:41 PM EDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 184 ft 37.57 °N, 77.44 °W | Updated 8 seconds ago

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90.3 °F
Feels Like 99 °F
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Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 25000 ft
Heat Index 99 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 57%
Rainfall 0.00 in
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Waning Gibbous, 71% visible
METAR KRIC 242354Z 19005KT 10SM FEW050 SCT250 31/25 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T03110250 10356 20311 53003
Pressure 29.96 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Few 5000 ft
Scattered Clouds 25000 ft
Heat Index 99 °F
Dew Point 73 °F
Humidity 57%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:07 AM 8:24 PM
Waning Gibbous, 71% visible
METAR KRIC 242354Z 19005KT 10SM FEW050 SCT250 31/25 A2996 RMK AO2 SLP146 T03110250 10356 20311 53003

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:01 PM EDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* areas affected: central Virginia... the Northern Neck... and the
Eastern Shore.

* Heat index values: 105 to 109.

* Timing: Monday 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.





758 PM EDT sun Jul 24 2016

... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Monday...
... Heat advisory will expire at 8 PM EDT this evening...

* areas affected: central and south central Virginia.

* Heat index values: 105 to 109.

* Timing: through late this afternoon and early evening... then
again Monday 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.