« View county listHeat Advisory
Including the cities of Macon, Swainsboro, Columbus,
Warner Robins, Dublin, Lumpkin, Americus, Cordele, and Vidalia
244 PM EDT Fri Jul 21 2017
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 6 PM EDT SATURDAY...
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 6 PM EDT Saturday.
* Locations...much of central Georgia along and south of a line
from Louisville to Macon to Columbus
* Heat Index Values...105 to 108
* Impacts...The combination of heat and humidity will lead to an
increased risk for heat related illnesses, including heat stroke
and dehydration for those outside or without air conditioning.
Additionally, car interiors will reach lethal temperatures in a
matter of minutes.
A Heat Advisory means that a period of dangerous heat is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will create heat index readings of at least
105 degrees and very warm overnight temperatures.
drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room and
stay out of direct sunshine. Remember...the
elderly...very young...and people with heart conditions are most
at risk in extreme heat. friends...relatives...
and neighbors should check on people who may be at risk.