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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Charleston WV
559 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

KYZ101>103-105-OHZ075-083>087-WVZ005>009-013>018-024>026-162200-
Greenup-Carter-Boyd-Lawrence KY-Athens-Jackson OH-Vinton-Meigs-
Gallia-Lawrence OH-Wayne-Cabell-Mason-Jackson WV-Wood-Lincoln-
Putnam-Kanawha-Roane-Wirt-Calhoun-Mingo-Logan-Boone-
Including the cities of Flatwoods, Raceland, Russell, Grayson,
Olive Hill, Carter Caves State Park, Grayson Lake State Park,
Ashland, Cannonsburg, Louisa, Yatesville Lake State Park, Athens,
Jackson, Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Pomeroy,
Gallipolis, Ironton, Lake Vesuvius, South Point, Kenova, Ceredo,
Wayne, Huntington, Point Pleasant, New Haven, Ravenswood, Ripley,
Parkersburg, Vienna, Harts, Alum Creek, Hamlin, Teays Valley,
Hurricane, Charleston, South Charleston, Saint Albans, Spencer,
Elizabeth, Grantsville, Williamson, Logan, Chapmanville, Man,
and Madison
559 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS TODAY...

The combination of heat and humidity will lead to heat index
values approaching the upper 90s this afternoon. A few locations
along and south of I-64 could approach triple digit heat indices.

Use caution if planning to be outdoors. Drink plenty of fluids,
stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check in
with relatives and neighbors.

Take extra precautions when outside. Wear lightweight and loose
fitting clothing. Take action when you see symptoms of heat
exhaustion and heat stroke.

$$

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Jackson KY
322 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-068-069-079-080-083>088-104-106>120-162200-
Fleming-Montgomery-Bath-Rowan-Estill-Powell-Menifee-Rockcastle-
Jackson-Pulaski-Laurel-Wayne-McCreary-Whitley-Knox-Bell-Harlan-
Elliott-Morgan-Johnson-Wolfe-Magoffin-Floyd-Lee-Breathitt-Knott-
Owsley-Perry-Clay-Leslie-Letcher-Martin-Pike-
Including the cities of Flemingsburg, Camargo, Jeffersonville,
Mount Sterling, Owingsville, Morehead, Irvine, Ravenna,
Clay City, Stanton, Frenchburg, Brodhead, Mount Vernon, McKee,
Annville, Burnside, Somerset, London, Monticello, Stearns,
Whitley City, Corbin, Williamsburg, Barbourville, Middlesboro,
Pineville, Cumberland, Harlan, Sandy Hook, West Liberty,
Paintsville, Campton, Salyersville, Prestonsburg, Wheelwright,
Beattyville, Jackson, Hindman, Pippa Passes, Booneville, Hazard,
Manchester, Hyden, Jenkins, Whitesburg, Inez, Coal Run,
Elkhorn City, Pikeville, and South Williamson
322 AM EDT Tue Jul 16 2024

...Hot Conditions Expected Again Today...

Heat impacts are expected today due to the combination of high
temperatures in the 90s in most areas and dewpoints around 70.
This will result in heat indices ranging from the upper 90s to
nearly 105. The heat will be most impactful to those in heat-
sensitive industries, as well as for vulnerable populations such
as the elderly, young children and infants, as well as pets.
Please use proper heat precautions such as drinking plenty of
water and seeking shade when outdoors for prolonged periods of
time.

For more heat-related impacts and an assessment of the heat risk
for your area, please visit wpc.ncep.noaa.gov/heatrisk/.

$$

CMC

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