SEVERAL AREAS THIS AFTERNOON ALONG AND EAST OF INTERSTATE 85 HAVE REACHED TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S. TEMPERATURES WILL GRADUALLY COOL EARLY THIS EVENING...BUT WILL REMAIN GREATER THAN 90 DEGREES THROUGH 6 PM. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REMAIN BETWEEN 100 TO 105 DEGREES THROUGH EARLY THIS EVENING.
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BRING RELIEF FROM THE EXCESSIVE HEAT FOR THE WEEKEND...WITH TEMPERATURES ON SATURDAY AND SUNDAY EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 10 DEGREES COOLER THAN THIS AFTERNOON.
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS OCCURRING. THE COMBINATION OF 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 IN ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.
Friday, August 4
Directly from the weather channel is a warning for a heat wave that killed many of the elderly throughout the week. I hate it for those who do not have air conditioning or it just happens to be broken. Stay Cool!
Posted by JoCoWash