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Vinton County
Sunday July 1st, 2018 :: 02:11 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Heat Advisory until 08:00PM

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING... The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Heat Advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 102 due to temperatures in the low 90s, and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* TIMING...Now through remainder of the afternoon.

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

* AFFECTED AREAS: ATHENS ... GALLIA ... JACKSON ... LAWRENCE ... MEIGS ... MORGAN ... PERRY ... VINTON ... WASHINGTON

Instructions:

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.

Address/Location
Vinton County
100 E Main St
McArthur, OH 45651

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 740-596-4571

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Alert Details

Severity:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Heat Advisory

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