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Via NWS : A Heat Advisory is in effect for much of Thursday (highlighted in orange) as very humid and hot conditions will prevail across Nelson & Central VA. Click map for the latest updates from NWS.
Via NWS : A Heat Advisory is in effect for much of Thursday (highlighted in orange) as very humid and hot conditions will prevail across Nelson & Central VA. Click map for the latest updates from NWS.

Nelson County, Virginia

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
307 PM EDT WED AUG 4 2010

DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-FREDERICK MD-CARROLL-NORTHERN BALTIMORE-
HARFORD-MONTGOMERY-HOWARD-SOUTHERN BALTIMORE-PRINCE GEORGES-
ANNE ARUNDEL-CHARLES-ST. MARYS-CALVERT-NELSON-ALBEMARLE-GREENE-
MADISON-RAPPAHANNOCK-LOUDOUN-ORANGE-CULPEPER-
PRINCE WILLIAM/MANASSAS/MANASSAS PARK-FAIRFAX-
ARLINGTON/FALLS CHURCH/ALEXANDRIA-STAFFORD-SPOTSYLVANIA-
KING GEORGE-NORTHERN FAUQUIER-SOUTHERN FAUQUIER-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…WASHINGTON…FREDERICK…WESTMINSTER…
GAITHERSBURG…COLUMBIA…BALTIMORE…ANNAPOLIS…WALDORF…
ST MARYS CITY…CHARLOTTESVILLE…LEESBURG…CULPEPER…
MANASSAS…MANASSAS PARK…FAIRFAX…ALEXANDRIA…FALLS CHURCH…
FREDERICKSBURG…WARRENTON
307 PM EDT WED AUG 4 2010

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT THURSDAY…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A
HEAT ADVISORY…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM EDT
THURSDAY.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THURSDAY
AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO
MIDDLE 90S WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITIES TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX
VALUES NEAR 105 DEGREES.

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 ELDERLY RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNACCOMPANIED IN A
PARKED VEHICLE…EVEN WITH THE WINDOWS CRACKED.