Carter County, KY
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Heat Advisory
KYZ101>103-105-OHZ083>087-WVZ005>008-013>015-024>026-282245-
/O.CON.KRLX.HT.Y.0007.160828T1600Z-160829T0000Z/
GREENUP-CARTER-BOYD-LAWRENCE KY-JACKSON OH-VINTON-MEIGS-GALLIA-
LAWRENCE OH-WAYNE-CABELL-MASON-JACKSON WV-LINCOLN-PUTNAM-KANAWHA-
MINGO-LOGAN-BOONE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLATWOODS...GREENUP...GRAYSON...
OLIVE HILL...ASHLAND...LOUISA...JACKSON...WELLSTON...OAK HILL...
MCARTHUR...HAMDEN...POMEROY...GALLIPOLIS...IRONTON...
SOUTH POINT...KENOVA...CEREDO...WAYNE...HUNTINGTON...
POINT PLEASANT...NEW HAVEN...RAVENSWOOD...RIPLEY...HARTS...
ALUM CREEK...HAMLIN...TEAYS VALLEY...HURRICANE...CHARLESTON...
SOUTH CHARLESTON...SAINT ALBANS...WILLIAMSON...LOGAN...
CHAPMANVILLE...MAN...MADISON
1031 AM EDT SUN AUG 28 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 102 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER
90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 70S.

* TIMING...THE HIGHEST HEAT INDICES WILL BE MID AFTERNOON INTO
EARLY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND OTHER HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES
WILL BE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY IF YOU SPEND A SIGNIFICANT
AMOUNT OF TIME OUTDOORS...OR ARE INVOLVED IN ANY STRENUOUS
OUTDOOR ACTIVITY.

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.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS...IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE...TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE.
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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