WEATHER ALERT: Heat Advisory Remains in Effect for Jefferson County

JEFFERSON CO., Pa. (EYT) – A Heat Advisory remains in effect for Jefferson County and surrounding areas.

The National Weather Service of Pittsburgh issued the following Urgent Weather Message at 4:03 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019:

Heat Advisory

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Pittsburgh PA
403 AM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

COUNTIES:

Mercer-Venango-Forest-Lawrence-Butler-Clarion-Jefferson PA-Beaver-Allegheny-Armstrong-Indiana-Washington-Greene-Westmoreland-Westmoreland Ridges-Fayette-Fayette Ridges-Marion-Monongalia-Ridges of Eastern Monongalia and Northwestern Preston-Preston-

CITIES:

Including the cities of Sharon, Hermitage, Grove City, Oil City, Franklin, Tionesta, New Castle, Ellwood City, Butler, Clarion, Punxsutawney, Brookville, Aliquippa, Beaver Falls, Ambridge, Monaca, Pittsburgh Metro Area, Kittanning, Ford City, Indiana, Washington, Canonsburg, Waynesburg, Murrysville, Greensburg, New Kensington, Ligonier, Donegal, Uniontown, Champion, Ohiopyle, Fairmont, Morgantown, Coopers Rock, Kingwood, and Bruceton Mills
403 AM EDT Sat Jul 20 2019

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING…

* HEAT INDEX VALUES…Up to 102 due to temperatures in the lower 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING…Saturday afternoon into early evening.

* IMPACTS…The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

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.


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