…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT TUESDAY...
The National Weather Service in Peachtree City has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect from noon to 8 PM EDT Tuesday.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 106 due to temperatures in the upper
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.
* TIMING...This afternoon through early evening and Tuesday
afternoon and early evening.
* IMPACTS...The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
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, the 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.
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 911.