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Heat Advisory This Afternoon for Much of Coastal Georgia and South Carolina

A Heat Advisory Is In Effect From 2 PM This Afternoon To 6 PM EDT This Evening For The Following Counties…

Bulloch- Effingham- Tattnall- Evans- Bryan- Chatham- Long- Liberty- Mcintosh- Hampton- Colleton- Jasper- Beaufort-

Including The Cities Of... Statesboro... Springfield... Reidsville... Claxton... Pembroke... Fort Mcallister... Savannah... Tybee Island... Ludowici... Hinesville... Halfmoon Landing... Townsend... Darien... Hampton... Walterboro... Ridgeland... Beaufort... Hilton Head... Edisto Beach...

Heat Index Values... High Temperatures In The Mid To Upper 90s Combined With Moderate Humidity Will Produce Heat Index Values Of 105 To 109 Degrees This Afternoon.

Timing... The Most Oppressive Heat Will Occur Between 2 PM And 6 PM.

Impacts... The Combination Heat And Humidity Will Make For Dangerous Conditions... Especially Outside In The Full Sun And In Non Air Conditioned Homes And Businesses.

A Heat Advisory Means That A Period Of Hot Temperatures 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 Sunshine... And Check In On Relatives And Neighbors.

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 911.

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