Issued at: 3:45 am EDT on July 24, 2016, expires at: 8:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2016
- ...Heat advisory remains in effect from noon today to 8 PM EDT this evening...
- temperature...highs will be in the mid to upper 90s.
- Impacts...the heat and humidity will make it feel close to 105 degrees this afternoon. Being in direct sunlight will make it feel even hotter. This will lead to a greater risk of heat illnesses... especially among vulnerable individuals such as the sick and elderly... those exerting themselves outdoors... and those without air conditioning. Precautionary/preparedness actions... A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures and high humidity will 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.