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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PEACHTREE CITY GA
346 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

GAZ061-062-072>076-080>086-089>098-102>113-211600-
/O.CON.KFFC.HT.Y.0001.140821T1600Z-140822T0000Z/
HANCOCK-WARREN-JONES-BALDWIN-WASHINGTON-GLASCOCK-JEFFERSON-TAYLOR-
CRAWFORD-BIBB-TWIGGS-WILKINSON-JOHNSON-EMANUEL-MUSCOGEE-
CHATTAHOOCHEE-MARION-SCHLEY-MACON-PEACH-HOUSTON-BLECKLEY-LAURENS-
TREUTLEN-STEWART-WEBSTER-SUMTER-DOOLY-CRISP-PULASKI-WILCOX-DODGE-
TELFAIR-WHEELER-MONTGOMERY-TOOMBS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MILLEDGEVILLE...MACON...SWAINSBORO...
COLUMBUS...WARNER ROBINS...DUBLIN...LUMPKIN...AMERICUS...
CORDELE...VIDALIA
346 AM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM EDT
THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL GEORGIA SOUTH OF A LINE FROM
  COLUMBUS TO MACON AND WARRENTON.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...AROUND 105.

* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF DANGEROUS HEAT IS EXPECTED.
THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
HEAT INDEX READINGS OF AT LEAST 105 DEGREES. DRINK PLENTY OF
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM AND STAY OUT OF DIRECT
SUNSHINE. REMEMBER...THE ELDERLY...VERY YOUNG...AND PEOPLE WITH HEART
CONDITIONS ARE MOST AT RISK IN EXTREME HEAT. FRIENDS...RELATIVES...
AND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO MAY BE AT RISK.

WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE EARLY MORNING
OR THE 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 YOUR 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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