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Heat Advisory

Statement as of 3:22 AM EDT on August 22, 2014

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on August 22, 2014


... Heat advisory in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued a heat
advisory... which is in effect from noon today to 6 PM EDT this
evening.

* Heat index values... up to 106 due to temperatures in the mid to
upper 90s... and dewpoints in the low to mid 70s.

* Timing... the highest heat indices will occur during the
afternoon hours.

* Impacts... the combination of heat and humidity will create
dangerous conditions outside... especially in direct sun... or
within non air conditioned homes and businesses. Make sure the
elderly and children are cared for. Leave plenty of water and
available shade for outside pets and livestock.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





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Florida - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
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Kansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch , Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
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Missouri - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Montana - Record Report
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New Hampshire - Areal Flood Advisory
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New York - Flood Warning , Record Report
North Carolina - Special Statement
North Dakota - Flood Warning
Ohio - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
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Puerto Rico - Flash Flood Watch
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
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Washington - Flash Flood Watch
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