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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
456 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

ALZ011>015-017>050-261300-
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-BLOUNT-ETOWAH-CALHOUN-CHEROKEE-
CLEBURNE-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-SHELBY-ST. CLAIR-TALLADEGA-
CLAY-RANDOLPH-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-COOSA-TALLAPOOSA-
CHAMBERS-MARENGO-DALLAS-AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-
BULLOCK-LEE-RUSSELL-PIKE-BARBOUR-
456 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR THE COUNTIES SERVED BY THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN BIRMINGHAM.

.DAY ONE...OUTLOOK THROUGH TONIGHT.

ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL COMBINE TO
PRODUCE HEAT INDICES THIS AFTERNOON NEAR OR AT 105 DEGREES.
THE MOST CRITICAL HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL MAINLY BE ALONG AND
WEST OF I-65 AND ALONG AND SOUTH OF I-85.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY.

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL ONCE AGAIN APPROACH 105 DEGREES SUNDAY AND
MONDAY AFTERNOONS...MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES. ADDITIONAL
HEAT ADVISORIES MAY BE ISSUED.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE ON
SUNDAY. SOME MAY BECOME STRONG TO SEVERE, WITH THE MAIN THREAT BEING
WIND GUSTS. THE MOST LIKELY TIME FOR THESE STRONGER STORMS WOULD
NEAR THE MAXIMUM HEATING OF LATE AFTERNOON INTO EARLY EVENING.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

ACTIVATION OF STORM SPOTTERS AND EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT IS NOT
EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
343 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY...


ALZ011>015-022>025-030>036-039>046-049-050-251800-
/O.NEW.KBMX.HT.Y.0003.160625T1700Z-160626T0200Z/
MARION-LAMAR-FAYETTE-WINSTON-WALKER-PICKENS-TUSCALOOSA-JEFFERSON-
SHELBY-SUMTER-GREENE-HALE-PERRY-BIBB-CHILTON-COOSA-MARENGO-DALLAS-
AUTAUGA-LOWNDES-ELMORE-MONTGOMERY-MACON-BULLOCK-PIKE-BARBOUR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HAMILTON...SULLIGENT...VERNON...
FAYETTE...DOUBLE SPRINGS...JASPER...CARROLLTON...TUSCALOOSA...
BIRMINGHAM...HOOVER...COLUMBIANA...PELHAM...ALABASTER...
LIVINGSTON...EUTAW...GREENSBORO...MOUNDVILLE...MARION...
CENTREVILLE...CLANTON...ROCKFORD...DEMOPOLIS...LINDEN...SELMA...
PRATTVILLE...FORT DEPOSIT...HAYNEVILLE...WETUMPKA...TALLASSEE...
MONTGOMERY...TUSKEGEE...UNION SPRINGS...TROY...EUFAULA
343 AM CDT SAT JUN 25 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BIRMINGHAM HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS TODAY 96 TO 99.

* HEAT INDEX...AROUND 105 THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS WILL ELEVATE THE RISK OF HEAT STRESS
  AND HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
  STROKE.

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.

   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 CHECK UP
ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

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