...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
* LOCATIONS...PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND EAST GEORGIA ALONG AND SOUTH
OF A LINE FROM LUMPKIN TO FORSYTH TO ATHENS.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 107.
* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE WILL BE POSSIBLE.
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF DANGEROUS HEAT IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL CREATE HEAT INDEX READINGS OF AT LEAST 105 DEGREES. DRINK
PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM AND STAY OUT
OF DIRECT SUNSHINE. REMEMBER...THE ELDERLY...VERY YOUNG...AND
PEOPLE WITH HEART CONDITIONS ARE MOST AT RISK IN EXTREME HEAT.
FRIENDS...RELATIVES... AND NEIGHBORS SHOULD CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO
MAY BE AT RISK.
WHEN POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE EARLY
MORNING OR THE 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 YOUR
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
It's the hottest day of the year as the temperature at the Savannah International Airport reached 99° at 3 pm, just one degree shy of the record 100° set in 1983. Temperatures are still rising and could max out at or above that record. The heat index varied between 106 in Savannah to 112 at Hilton Head airport. A heat advisory remains in effect until 6 pm. A few widely scattered thundershowers popped up but mainly to the south and far west of Savannah. It will be another sizzler tomorrow but then a cool front will enter the region Sunday and Monday dropping the high temps into the upper 80s for early next week.
The Current Forecast for Monday, April 23, 2012 Today: Sunny, cool and breezy with west winds up to 25 mph. Highs in the upper 60's. Tonight: Clear and cold with decreasing winds. Lows in the lowMore >>
International Space Station Viewing:
The International Space Station along with the Space Shuttle Discovery will be visible this week in the evening. Wednesday will be a spectacular view as the shuttle pulls away, plus the pairing will be very bright.
|International Space Station Viewing|
|Tue 10-Jun||8:40 PM||-1.0||NNW-ESE|
|Tue 10-Jun||10:17 PM||+0.3||W-SW|
|Wed 11-Jun||9:02 PM||-2.1||NW-SE|
|Thu 12-Jun||9:25 PM||+0.3||W-SSW|
|Fri 13-Jun||8:34 PM||+0.3||W-SSW|
Time The beginning of the view
Magnitude Brightness ... the more negative the value, the brighter. 0 would be equal to the brightness of the stars in the big dipper ... -2.1 is like Jupiter ... -4.3 is like Venus
Direction Direction on the compass of the beginning of view to the direction of end of view.
Click this link for additional information and dates in our area www.wtoc.com/story/6679020/iss-pass-as-seen-from-wtoc