Location:  
MeteoStar


Weather Alert - Bedford
Click here for NWS Zone Forecast



NCZ005-006-VAZ034-035-044-045-211200-

Rockingham-Caswell-Bedford-Amherst-Pittsylvania-Campbell-
Including the cities of Eden, Yanceyville, Bedford, Amherst,
Danville, and Lynchburg
735 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* Heat Index Values...105 to 108 degrees due to temperatures in
the upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing...Highest heat indices are expected for Sunday afternoon
through early Sunday evening. Temperatures Saturday night to
remain in the 70s.

* Impacts...Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may
lead to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

* Locations...Parts of the Virginia and North Carolina Piedmont
and foothills.

* Hazards...High heat indices.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means high humidities are expected to combine
with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is 105 degrees or
greater. This combination will increase the likelihood of heat
illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...check on relatives and neighbors...
and provide shade and fresh water for outdoor animals.

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 lightweight 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.

&&


WWUS71 KRNK 201851
NPWRNK

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
251 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...Excessive Heat Continues Into Late Sunday...

.Strong high pressure aloft will remain across the region into
Sunday bringing the hottest air of the season so far. High
temperatures in the mid to upper 90s will combine with high
dewpoints, resulting in heat index values from 105 degrees to
around 110 degrees during the afternoon and early evening hours.


NCZ005-006-VAZ034-035-044-045-210300-

Rockingham-Caswell-Bedford-Amherst-Pittsylvania-Campbell-
Including the cities of Eden, Yanceyville, Bedford, Amherst,
Danville, and Lynchburg
251 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT SUNDAY...

* Heat Index Values...105 to 108 degrees due to temperatures in
the upper 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Timing...Into this evening and then again Sunday afternoon
through early Sunday evening.

* Impacts...Prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity may
lead to heat related illnesses that require immediate medical
attention.

* Locations...Parts of the Virginia and North Carolina Piedmont
and foothills.

* Hazards...High heat indices.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means high humidities are expected to combine
with hot temperatures to make it feel like it is 105 degrees or
greater. This combination will increase the likelihood of heat
illnesses. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...check on relatives and neighbors...
and provide shade and fresh water for outdoor animals.

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 lightweight 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.

&&


Atlantic
Tropical Watch