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Virginia, Prince George

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 2:58 AM EDT on July 22, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2017


... Heat advisory remains in effect from 10 am this morning to
8 PM EDT this evening...

* areas affected: central and eastern Virginia... northeast North
Carolina... and the lower Eastern Shore.

* Maximum forecast heat index values: 105 to 109 degrees.

* Timing: peak heat indices are expected during the afternoon
hours Saturday, but some locations near the coast may see
values peak by late morning through early afternoon.

* 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 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.



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Alabama - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Special Statement
Arizona - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory, Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Record Report
Florida - Record Report
Georgia - Heat Advisory
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
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Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Maine - Beach Hazard Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory
Minnesota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Nevada -
New Jersey - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
New Mexico -
New York - Heat Advisory
North Carolina - Excessive Heat Watch , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
North Dakota - Fire Weather Watch
Ohio - Flood Watch , Heat Advisory
Oklahoma - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Oregon - Record Report
Pennsylvania -
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Tennessee - Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Texas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory
West Virginia - Special Statement
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