kdka-sm kdka-am-sm fan-sm pittsburgh-cw-logo

Pittsburgh Weather

Severe Weather

Current Watches and Warnings

More Maps

Alabama, Washington

Special Statement

Statement as of 1:40 PM CDT on August 20, 2014

Expires 2:45 AM EDT on August 21, 2014


... Potentially dangerous heat conditions through the weekend...

High pressure over the region will allow for progressively hotter
temperatures through Friday with no relief expected over the weekend.
High temperatures on Thursday will range from around 97 over inland
areas to 92 near the immediate coast. Hotter temperatures are
expected on Friday with highs ranging from around 99 inland to around
95 at the immediate coast. Highs on Saturday and Sunday will be
similar and range from around 98 inland to 94 at the coast.

With plenty of Gulf moisture still over the region... heat index
values will be at least 102 to 107 each afternoon... and areas closer
to the coast will have locations around 108... possibly around 110 on
Friday when the hottest temperatures are expected.

Children... the elderly... and people with chronic ailments are usually
the first to suffer from the heat. Heat exhaustion... cramps or in
extreme cases heat stroke can result from prolonged exposure to these
conditions.

Persons working or playing sports outdoors from late morning through
this afternoon are urged to drink plenty of water and sport drinks... taking
frequent breaks to prevent overheating. Refrain from the Intake of
caffeinated and alcoholic beverages. Remember to check on relatives
and neighbors... especially the elderly to make sure they have
adequate air conditioning.

Also... do not Forget about your pets. Pets should be brought
indoors... especially during the heat of the day. If pets must be
kept outdoors... provide shade and plenty of fresh water. Livestock
are also vulnerable.




Public Information Statement

Statement as of 2:35 PM CDT on August 20, 2014


... Dozier NOAA all hazards weather radio is temporarily off the
air...

The NOAA all hazards radio transmitter located at Dozier
Alabama... station kih59 broadcasting on a frequency of 162.550
megahertz... is off the air due to phone line issues.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Record Report
Arizona - Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
California - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Georgia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Idaho - Special Statement , Record Report
Illinois - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Special Statement
Maine - Public Information Statement
Massachusetts - Public Information Statement
Michigan - Record Report
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Montana - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nebraska - Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Special Statement
Pennsylvania - Areal Flood Advisory
Puerto Rico - Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Special Statement
Wyoming - Public Information Statement
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 6,081 other followers