Richmond Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Heat Advisory
Issued: 11:36 AM EDT Jun. 19, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening...

The National Weather Service in Raleigh has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect until 8 PM EDT this evening.

* Heat index values... as high as 105 to 107 degrees are expected
due to temperatures in the mid to upper 90s, and dewpoints in
the lower 70s.

* Timing... through the early evening hours.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. 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. Keep pets inside if
possible.

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.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. 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.