Heat Advisory From 11 AM to 8 PM Today : 8.5.10

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BIa NWS : A heat advisory is in effect this Thursday from 11AM until 8PM this evening. Click on image for latest updates via NWS.
BIa NWS : A heat advisory is in effect this Thursday from 11AM until 8PM this evening. Click on image for latest updates via NWS.

Nelson County, Virginia

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
911 AM EDT THU AUG 5 2010

DCZ001-MDZ004>007-009>011-013-014-016>018-VAZ036>040-042-050>057-
501-502-052115-
/O.CON.KLWX.HT.Y.0006.100805T1500Z-100806T0000Z/
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
911 AM EDT THU AUG 5 2010

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED ACROSS THE REGION THIS
AFTERNOON AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT. HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
90S WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITIES TO PRODUCE HEAT INDICES OF
100 TO 105 DEGREES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT HIGH TEMPERATURES AND 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 ON ELDERLY RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS. NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNACCOMPANIED IN A PARKED
VEHICLE…EVEN WITH THE WINDOWS CRACKED.