Heatwave Continues Throughout The Week For The Tennessee Valley

By  | July 5, 2022 | Filed under: News

TENNESSEE VALLEY-The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for all of the Tennessee Valley from now until July 7.  Temperatures this afternoon will top out in the mid to upper 90s
with maximum heat indices of 105 to 109 degrees:

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Cullman-Moore-Lincoln-
Including the cities of Florence, Muscle Shoals, Sheffield,
Tuscumbia, Russellville, Red Bay, Moulton, Town Creek, Athens,
Huntsville, Decatur, Cullman, Lynchburg, and Fayetteville
321 AM CDT Tue Jul 5 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT
THURSDAY with heat index values up to 109.



Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.

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. ~ National Weather Service
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