Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Boone; Braxton; Clay; Harrison; Lewis; Logan; Mingo; Northwest Fayette; Northwest Nicholas; Northwest Raleigh; Southeast Fayette; Southeast Raleigh; Taylor; Wyoming

NWS Charleston (West Virginia)

...Dangerous heat Friday and Saturday... ...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 103 due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...Highest heat indices occurring Friday afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening. The heat indices will likely be a little higher on Saturday than on Friday.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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 neighbors. 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 9 1 1.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Brooke; Hancock; Marshall; Ohio; Wetzel

NWS Pittsburgh (Western Pennsylvania and East Central Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 107 due to temperatures in the mid 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...this afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Cabell; Calhoun; Doddridge; Gilmer; Jackson; Kanawha; Lincoln; Mason; Pleasants; Putnam; Ritchie; Roane; Tyler; Wayne; Wirt; Wood

NWS Charleston (West Virginia)

...Dangerous heat Friday and Saturday... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 107 due to temperatures in the mid 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...Highest heat indices occurring Friday afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening. The intervening night Friday night will be stiflingly warm and muggy.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are likely. 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 9 1 1. Drink plenty of fluids, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Marion; Monongalia; Preston; Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston

NWS Pittsburgh (Western Pennsylvania and East Central Ohio)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 104 due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* TIMING...this afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

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.


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