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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
440 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019


MDZ003-VAZ028>031-WVZ051>053-210445-


Washington-Frederick VA-Page-Warren-Clarke-Morgan-Berkeley-
Jefferson-
Including the cities of Hagerstown, Winchester, Luray,
Shenandoah, Stanley, Front Royal, Berryville, Paw Paw,
Martinsburg, Charles Town, and Shepherdstown
440 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 105 to 110 degrees due to
temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and dewpoints in the lower
70s.

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

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures will occur. The combination of
extreme temperatures and high humidity will create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are expected. Check in on
relatives and neighbors.

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of
dangerously high temperatures is possible. Prepare for extreme
temperatures and high humidity which would create a situation in
which heat illnesses are expected.

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 911.

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