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319 PM EDT Mon Jun 18 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Wakefield has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from 11 AM to 8 PM EDT Tuesday.
* AREAS AFFECTED: CENTRAL AND EASTERN VIRGINIA...NORTHEAST NORTH
* HAZARDS: DANGEROUSLY HIGH HEAT INDICES
* MAXIMUM FORECAST HEAT INDEX VALUES: 105 to 108, highest across
* IMPACTS: PROLONG EXPOSURE OR ANY STRENUOUS ACTIVITY MAY LEAD TO
HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES THAT REQUIRE IMMEDIATE MEDICAL ATTENTION.
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
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.