DANGEROUS HEAT ADVISORY

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN HUNTSVILLE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM SATURDAY TO 4 AM MONDAY AFFECTING ALL COUNTIES IN NORTHERN ALABAMA AS WELL AS LINCOLN, FRANKLIN, AND MOORE COUNTIES IN SOUTHERN MIDDLE TENNESSEE.

AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 95 TO 100 DEGREE RANGE, WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DEGREES. MORNING LOW TEMPERATURES WILL ONLY FALL INTO THE 73 TO 77 DEGREE RANGE.

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BE DANGEROUS FOR THOSE SPENDING TIME OUTDOORS OR IN A FACILITY WITH NO AIR CONDITIONING.

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. CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. ABSOLUTELY DO NOT LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s