Event: Heat Advisory
Sender Name: NWS Wakefield VA
Description: * WHAT…Heat index values up to 109.
* WHERE…Portions of southeast Maryland, central, east central,
eastern, north central, south central and southeast Virginia
and northeast North Carolina.
* WHEN…Until 8 PM EDT Thursday.
* IMPACTS…Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
illnesses to occur.
Instruction: 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.
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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when
possible. 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.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Chesapeake; Eastern Henrico; Camden; James City; York; Dorchester; Dinwiddie; Greensville; Isle of Wight; Western King and Queen; Inland Worcester; Hertford; New Kent; Caroline; Eastern King and Queen; Prince George; Western King William; Bertie; Virginia Beach; Western Chesterfield; Northumberland; Somerset; Northampton; Western Currituck; Gloucester; Middlesex; Chowan; Western Essex; Westmoreland; Gates; Eastern King William; Western Hanover; Southampton; Sussex; Newport News; Lancaster; Norfolk/Portsmouth; Eastern Chesterfield (Including Col. Heights); Suffolk; Mathews; Perquimans; Eastern Hanover; Pasquotank; Wicomico; Eastern Essex; Eastern Currituck; Richmond; Charles City; Accomack; Northampton; Surry; Brunswick; Western Henrico (Including the City of Richmond); Hampton/Poquoson
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4343245-3635921
CAP MessageType: Update