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HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
225 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

AMZ450-452-454-470-472-474-FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-
GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-211000-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL OUT 20 NM-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL OUT 20 NM-
ALTAMAHA SOUND GA TO FERNANDINA BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
FERNANDINA BEACH TO ST AUGUSTINE FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-
ST AUGUSTINE TO FLAGLER BEACH FL 20 NM TO 60 NM OFFSHORE-HAMILTON-
SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-NASSAU-DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-ST JOHNS-
GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COFFEE-JEFF DAVIS-BACON-
APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-INLAND GLYNN-
COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-COASTAL CAMDEN-
225 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY THURSDAY AFTERNOON...

...AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES EXPECTED FRIDAY
AND SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR NORTHEAST FLORIDA...SOUTHEAST
GEORGIA AND THE ADJACENT COASTAL WATERS.

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT...

THE HUMID AIRMASS WILL COMBINE WITH HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S
TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES AROUND 105 DEGREES...ALTHOUGH
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL PROVIDE SOME AREAS WITH
RELIEF LATER IN THE DAY. USE EXTRA CAUTION AND STAY HYDRATED IF
WORKING OUTDOORS.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A FEW MAY BE STRONG WITH GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50
MPH. STORM MOTION WILL BE TOWARDS THE EAST-SOUTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY...

VERY HOT TEMPERATURES...WITH INLAND HIGHS REACHING THE MID AND
UPPER 90S...WILL COMBINE WITH A SEASONABLY HUMID AIR MASS TO
PRODUCE MAXIMUM AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES OF 105 TO 110 DEGREES EACH
AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY. A HEAT ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. THIS 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 AIR-CONDITIONED
BUILDINGS...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH SATURDAY. SCATTERED
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT REQUESTED AT THIS TIME.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION...VISIT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
IN JACKSONVILLE WEBSITE ON THE INTERNET AT WEATHER.GOV/JAX.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL
211 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014


FLZ020>025-030>033-035>038-040-GAZ132>136-149>154-162>166-211000-
/O.NEW.KJAX.HT.Y.0003.140821T1600Z-140822T0000Z/
HAMILTON-SUWANNEE-COLUMBIA-BAKER-NASSAU-DUVAL-UNION-BRADFORD-CLAY-
ST JOHNS-GILCHRIST-ALACHUA-PUTNAM-FLAGLER-MARION-COFFEE-
JEFF DAVIS-BACON-APPLING-WAYNE-ATKINSON-WARE-PIERCE-BRANTLEY-
INLAND GLYNN-COASTAL GLYNN-ECHOLS-CLINCH-CHARLTON-INLAND CAMDEN-
COASTAL CAMDEN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JASPER...LIVE OAK...LAKE CITY...
MACCLENNY...FERNANDINA BEACH...JACKSONVILLE...LAKE BUTLER...
STARKE...GREEN COVE SPRINGS...ST AUGUSTINE...TRENTON...
GAINESVILLE...PALATKA...PALM COAST...OCALA...DOUGLAS...
HAZLEHURST...ALMA...BAXLEY...JESUP...PEARSON...WAYCROSS...
BLACKSHEAR...NAHUNTA...BRUNSWICK...STATENVILLE...HOMERVILLE...
FOLKSTON...WOODBINE...ST MARYS
211 PM EDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN JACKSONVILLE HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY.

* TEMPERATURE...HIGHS THURSDAY UPPER 90S TO AROUND 100  INLAND...MID
  90S COAST.

* MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX READINGS...106 TO 111.

* IMPACTS...THESE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES...SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES
AND HIGH HUMIDITIES CREATES HEAT INDICES OF 108 DEGREES OR HIGHER.
THE HEAT INDEX IS A MEASURE OF HOW HOT IT FEELS WHEN THE EFFECT OF
HUMIDITY COMBINE WITH THE TEMPERATURE. HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES CAN
CREATE DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS WHERE INDIVIDUALS MAY BECOME
CRITICALLY EXHAUSTED IF OUTDOORS. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN
AN AIR-CONDITIONING IF POSSIBLE...REMAIN OUT OF THE SUN...AND
CHECK ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS WHO MAY BE SENSITIVE TO HEAT
RELATED ILLNESSES. 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
911.

&&

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