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Virginia, Buckingham

Heat Advisory

Statement as of 4:08 AM EDT on July 25, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2016


... Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT
this evening...

* locations... south central Piedmont of Virginia.

* Heat index values... around 105 degrees due to temperatures in
the upper 90s... and dewpoints in the lower 70s.

* Impacts... the combination of the very hot temperatures... high
humidity and prolonged exposure or any strenuous activity during
this afternoon may lead to heat related illnesses.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.





Record Report

Statement as of 8:39 PM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Record high temperature set at Blacksburg VA...

A record high temperature of 93 degrees was set at Blacksburg VA
today. This breaks the old record of 92 set in 1991. Official
records at Blacksburg VA date back to 1952.


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