Heat advisory issued for Sunday; heat index could reach 108-112 degrees




From the National Weather Service:

…HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TODAY TO 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING …

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY …WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT /11 AM CDT/ TODAY TO 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX …NEAR 108 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS …THESE CONDITIONS WILL INCREASE THE RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES …SUCH AS HEAT EXHAUSTION OR HEAT STROKE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS …

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HEAT INDICES BETWEEN108 AND 112 DEGREES 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 CHECKUP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.




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