Scottsburg, VA (24589)

9:01 AM EDT on July 26, 2016 (GMT -0400)
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Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 495 ft 36.83 °N, 78.92 °W | Updated 7 seconds ago

Clear
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82.4 °F
Feels Like 89 °F
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4.2
Wind Variable Wind from SSW
Gusts 7.0 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:16 AM 8:26 PM
Waning Gibbous, 55% visible
METAR KDAN 261253Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP153 T02780233
Pressure 29.99 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 77%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:16 AM 8:26 PM
Waning Gibbous, 55% visible
METAR KDAN 261253Z AUTO 25008KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A3002 RMK AO2 SLP153 T02780233

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 3:25 AM EDT Jul. 26, 2016 – National Weather Service

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

* locations... south central Piedmont of Virginia.

* Heat index values... around 105 degrees due to temperatures in
the mid to upper 90s... and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing... this afternoon.

* Impacts... the combination of the very hot temperatures... high
humidity and prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity
during the afternoon hours may lead to heat related illnesses.

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 out of the sun... 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.