NWS Warns Alabamians of Rising Temperatures, Issues Heat Advisory
The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a HEAT ADVISORY as heat index values are expected to reach 105 degrees.
Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat illnesses to occur.
Heat Advisory Timeframe
The heat advisory starts Monday, June 13 at Noon until 6:00 p.m.
Alabama Counties Under the Heat Advisory
Sunday Will Be Very Hot
More information from the NWS
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. 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 lightweight and loose fitting clothing when possible. 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 9 1 1.
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