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WWUS71 KRNK 202335
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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Blacksburg VA
735 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. After
Saturday's high heat indices, little relief from the heat is
expected tonight. High temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and
high dewpoints will again cause heat indices to rise to values
between 105 and 110 degrees Sunday afternoon and evening.

VAZ046-047-058-059-211200-

Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-
Including the cities of Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville
735 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

* Heat Index Values...Up to around 110 degrees due to
temperatures in the upper 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Timing...Excessively high 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 Piedmont and foothills.

* Hazards...Excessively high heat indices.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...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.

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WWUS71 KRNK 201851
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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.

VAZ046-047-058-059-210300-

Appomattox-Buckingham-Halifax-Charlotte-
Including the cities of Appomattox, South Boston, and Keysville
251 PM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT
SUNDAY...

* Heat Index Values...Around 110 degrees due to temperatures in
the upper 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Timing...Into this evening and then again Sunday afternoon
through early Sunday evening. Temperatures at night to also
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 Piedmont and foothills.

* Hazards...High heat indices.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...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.

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