Inland Duval-Bradford-Clay-Inland St. Johns-Gilchrist-Alachua-
Putnam-Inland Flagler-Marion-Coastal Duval-Coastal St. Johns-
Including the cities of Normandy, Ortega, Riverside, San Marco,
Starke, New River, Doctors Inlet, Lakeside, Bellair, Middleburg,
Orange Park, Fruit Cove, Switzerland, Bakersville, Picolata,
Trenton, Gainesville, Gainesville Airport, Newnans Lake,
Bostwick, Carraway, Palatka, Bunnell, Espanola, Andalusia,
Anthony, Burbank, Ocala, Ocala Airport, Weirsdale, Arlington,
Jacksonville, Oceanway, Tallyrand, Ponte Vedra Beach, Durbin,
Palm Valley, Anastasia, Saint Augustine, and Palm Coast
253 PM EDT Sun Sep 16 2018
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Jacksonville has issued a Heat
Advisory, which is in effect until 7 PM EDT this evening.
* TEMPERATURE...Mid to upper 90s. Heat indices 107-110.
* IMPACTS...Abnormally high temperatures along with high
humidities across portions of NE Florida, are creating
dangerous outdoor conditions.
A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of hot
temperatures and high humidities creates heat indices of
108 degrees or higher. The heat index is a measure of how hot it
feels when the effect of humidity combine with the temperature.
High heat index values can create dangerously hot conditions
where individuals may become critically exhausted if outdoors.
Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioning if possible,
remain out of the sun, and check on relatives and neighbors who
may be sensitive to heat related illnesses. 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
light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible and drink
plenty of water. 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.