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Virginia, Chesapeake

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:16 AM EDT on July 27, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 27, 2016


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

* heat index values: 105 to 109.

* 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.




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Alabama - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Alaska - Areal Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
Arkansas - Record Report
California - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
District of Columbia - Record Report
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement
Georgia - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - Record Report
Illinois - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Flood Warning , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Special Statement
Kansas - Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Louisiana - Areal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Record Report
Massachusetts - Record Report
Minnesota - Areal Flood Warning
Mississippi - Record Report
Missouri - Special Statement , Record Report
Nevada - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Rhode Island - Record Report
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Dakota - Areal Flood Warning
Tennessee - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
Texas - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Record Report
West Virginia - Record Report
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report
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