Excessive Heat Warning/Heat Advisory In Effect For Tuesday

13 August, 2019, 20:30 | Author: Wade Massey
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The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory for most of the viewing area. The current Heat Advisory expires at 7 p.m. Monday before transitioning into the Excessive Heat Warning. Tuesday will be the hottest day so far this year with a high of 103 and the heat index will exceed 110. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a unsafe situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Most areas will stay dry, but an isolated storm will be possible in western Virginia. Rockwood Superintendent Mark Miles says that administrators will be monitoring the heat levels this week to make sure their students stay safe.

Showers and thunderstorms will remain in the forecast Thursday, and after a break Friday, precipitation could return again for the weekend.

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