Update: Excessive Heat Watch issued July 20 at 11:50AM EDT until July 21 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Excessive Heat Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2019-07-20T11:50:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T20:00:00-04:00
Description: * HEAT INDEX VALUES…Around 110 to 115 degrees due to
temperatures in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees and
dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s. The highest heat indices
will be near and east of Interstate 95.

* IMPACTS…Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.
Instruction: An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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 911.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: District of Columbia; Southern Fauquier; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Fairfax; Stafford; King George; Northern Baltimore; Northwest Howard; Northwest Harford; Rappahannock; Northern Fauquier; Madison; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Culpeper; Frederick; Albemarle; Southern Baltimore; Calvert; Carroll; Eastern Loudoun; Spotsylvania; Nelson; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Prince Georges; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Charles; Central and Southeast Howard; Greene; Western Loudoun; Southeast Harford; Northwest Montgomery; Orange

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3718626-3208044
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Excessive Heat Warning issued July 20 at 10:01AM EDT until July 21 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Excessive Heat Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-20T10:01:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T18:15:00-04:00
Description: …The heat wave continues through the weekend…

* AREAS AFFECTED: Central Virginia and the Virginia northern
neck…along with the Maryland and Virginia lower eastern
shore.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES: Between 110 and 115 degrees this afternoon
and again Sunday afternoon. Heat indices in urban areas will
only fall into the lower to mid 80s tonight.

* TIMING: Through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS: Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.
Instruction: 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.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids…stay in an air-conditioned room…stay out of the sun…
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Maryland Beaches; Inland Worcester; Richmond; Lancaster; Somerset; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Caroline; Brunswick; Western Chesterfield; Westmoreland; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Western King William; Eastern Hanover; Western Essex; Eastern Henrico; Dorchester; Accomack; Western Hanover; Northampton; Eastern Essex; Wicomico; Northumberland; Western King and Queen; Dinwiddie

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3718365-3207850
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Excessive Heat Warning issued July 20 at 6:11AM EDT until July 20 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Excessive Heat Warning
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2019-07-20T06:11:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T14:15:00-04:00
Description: * HEAT INDEX VALUES…Around 110 to 115 degrees due to
temperatures in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees and
dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s. The highest heat indices
will be near and east of Interstate 95.

* IMPACTS…Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.
Instruction: An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures is
expected. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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 911.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: District of Columbia; Southern Fauquier; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Fairfax; Stafford; King George; Northern Baltimore; Northwest Howard; Northwest Harford; Rappahannock; Northern Fauquier; Madison; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Culpeper; Frederick; Albemarle; Southern Baltimore; Calvert; Carroll; Eastern Loudoun; Spotsylvania; Nelson; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Prince Georges; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Charles; Central and Southeast Howard; Greene; Western Loudoun; Southeast Harford; Northwest Montgomery; Orange

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3718152-3207724
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Excessive Heat Watch issued July 20 at 6:11AM EDT until July 21 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC

Event: Excessive Heat Watch
Sender Name: NWS Baltimore MD/Washington DC
Issued: 2019-07-20T06:11:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T14:15:00-04:00
Description: * HEAT INDEX VALUES…Around 110 to 115 degrees due to
temperatures in the upper 90s to around 100 degrees and
dewpoints in the lower to middle 70s. The highest heat indices
will be near and east of Interstate 95.

* IMPACTS…Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.
Instruction: An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

A Heat Advisory means that a period of high temperatures is
expected. The combination of high temperatures and high humidity
will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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 911.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Future
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: District of Columbia; Southern Fauquier; Anne Arundel; St. Marys; Fairfax; Stafford; King George; Northern Baltimore; Northwest Howard; Northwest Harford; Rappahannock; Northern Fauquier; Madison; Central and Southeast Montgomery; Culpeper; Frederick; Albemarle; Southern Baltimore; Calvert; Carroll; Eastern Loudoun; Spotsylvania; Nelson; Arlington/Falls Church/Alexandria; Prince Georges; Prince William/Manassas/Manassas Park; Charles; Central and Southeast Howard; Greene; Western Loudoun; Southeast Harford; Northwest Montgomery; Orange

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3718152-3207725
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Excessive Heat Warning issued July 20 at 2:24AM EDT until July 21 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Excessive Heat Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-20T02:24:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T10:30:00-04:00
Description: …The heat wave continues through the weekend…

* AREAS AFFECTED: Central Virginia and the Virginia northern
neck…along with the Maryland and Virginia lower eastern
shore.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES: Between 110 and 115 degrees this afternoon
and again Sunday afternoon. Heat indices in urban areas will
only fall into the lower to mid 80s tonight.

* TIMING: Through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS: Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.
Instruction: 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.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids…stay in an air-conditioned room…stay out of the sun…
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Maryland Beaches; Inland Worcester; Richmond; Lancaster; Somerset; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Caroline; Brunswick; Western Chesterfield; Westmoreland; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Western King William; Eastern Hanover; Western Essex; Eastern Henrico; Dorchester; Accomack; Western Hanover; Northampton; Eastern Essex; Wicomico; Northumberland; Western King and Queen; Dinwiddie

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3717853-3207517
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Excessive Heat Warning issued July 20 at 2:24AM EDT until July 21 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Excessive Heat Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-20T02:24:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T10:30:00-04:00
Description: …The heat wave continues through the weekend…

* AREAS AFFECTED: Southeast Virginia…including the Tidewater
and Hampton Roads areas and Northeast North Carolina.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES: Between 110 and 115 degrees this afternoon
and again Sunday afternoon. Heat indices in urban areas will
only fall into the mid to upper 80s tonight.

* TIMING: Through Sunday evening.

* IMPACTS: Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.
Instruction: 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.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids…stay in an air-conditioned room…stay out of the sun…
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Greensville; Bertie; Southampton; Middlesex; Eastern King and Queen; James City; Perquimans; Hampton/Poquoson; Isle of Wight; Northampton; New Kent; Virginia Beach; Pasquotank; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Western Currituck; Eastern Currituck; Mathews; Hertford; Chowan; Suffolk; Sussex; Newport News; Charles City; York; Prince George; Chesapeake; Surry; Camden; Eastern King William; Gloucester; Gates

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3717852-3207516
CAP MessageType: Update

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Update: Excessive Heat Warning issued July 19 at 9:04PM EDT until July 21 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Excessive Heat Warning
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-19T21:04:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-20T05:15:00-04:00
Description: …The heat wave continues through the weekend…

* AREAS AFFECTED: Central Virginia and the Virginia northern
neck…along with the Maryland and Virginia lower eastern
shore.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES: Between 110 and 115 degrees on both Saturday
and Sunday afternoons.

* TIMING: Through Sunday evening. The highest heat indices will
be during the afternoon hours on Saturday and Sunday.

* IMPACTS: Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may lead
to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.
Instruction: 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.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a DANGEROUS
SITUATION in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids…stay in an air-conditioned room…stay out of the sun…
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Inland Worcester; Richmond; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Lunenburg; Caroline; Brunswick; Western Chesterfield; Nottoway; Western King William; Dorchester; Western Hanover; Northampton; Cumberland; Eastern Essex; Powhatan; Dinwiddie; Mecklenburg; Maryland Beaches; Lancaster; Somerset; Westmoreland; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Eastern Hanover; Western Essex; Eastern Henrico; Goochland; Accomack; Western Louisa; Eastern Louisa; Northumberland; Amelia; Prince Edward; Wicomico; Western King and Queen; Fluvanna

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3717295-3207175
CAP MessageType: Update

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 12 at 9:00PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-12T21:00:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-12T21:45:00-04:00
Description: At 859 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered near Hayes, or
near Gloucester Courthouse, moving east at 15 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Newport News, Hampton, Williamsburg, Mathews, Gloucester Courthouse,
Langley AFB, Queens Lake, Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences,
Deltaville, Gloucester Point, College Of William And Mary, Patrick
Henry Field, Seaford, Busch Gardens, Hayes, Carver Gardens, Tabb,
Kings Point, Jamestown and Gwynn.

If you see lightning or hear thunder, you are at risk! Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Mathews; York; Middlesex; James City; Gloucester; Newport News; Hampton/Poquoson

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3702004
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 12 at 8:17PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-12T20:17:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-12T21:00:00-04:00
Description: At 817 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from 7 miles west of Tangier to near Hartfield
to near Queens Lake. Movement was southeast at 25 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with
these storms.
In addition…Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
Newport News, Williamsburg, Mathews, Gloucester Courthouse,
Kilmarnock, Queens Lake, Virginia Institute For Marine Sciences,
Norge, Deltaville, Gloucester Point, Seaford, Tangier, White Stone,
Hayes, Carver Gardens, Gwynn, Wicomico, Achilles, Bavon and York
Terrace.

If you see lightning or hear thunder, you are at risk! Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads, and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Mathews; York; Lancaster; Middlesex; James City; Northumberland; Gloucester; Newport News

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3701950
CAP MessageType: Alert

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Alert: Special Weather Statement issued July 12 at 7:17PM EDT by NWS Wakefield VA

Event: Special Weather Statement
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Issued: 2019-07-12T19:17:00-04:00
Expires: 2019-07-12T20:15:00-04:00
Description: At 717 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from Lewisetta to near Jamaica to near
Roxbury. Movement was southeast at 15 mph.

Wind gusts in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail are possible with
these storms.
In addition…Rainfall amounts of up to 1 inch are possible with
these storms.

Locations impacted include…
New Kent, West Point, Kilmarnock, Urbanna, Fair Port, Talleysville,
Norge, Robley, King And Queen Court House, Toano, Roxbury, Callao,
Lancaster, White Stone, Providence Forge, Saluda, Farnham, Jamaica,
Adkins Store and Holdcroft.

If you see lightning or hear thunder, you are at risk! Take shelter
indoors immediately. If you cannot find shelter in a building a
vehicle provides safety from lightning.

Motorists should use extra caution in the vicinity of these storms.
Be prepared for rapid changes in weather and road conditions. Heavy
rain could cause ponding of water on roads, and possible minor
flooding of ditches and poor drainage areas.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Expected
Severity: Moderate
Certainty: Observed
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Richmond; New Kent; Lancaster; Middlesex; Eastern King and Queen; James City; Northumberland; Eastern King William; Gloucester; Eastern Essex; Charles City

Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-3701857
CAP MessageType: Alert

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