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heat
Toombs County, GA

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 8 PM EDT
SATURDAY...

* 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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
EMERGENCY...CALL 911.

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Weather Summary

Today's Forecast

Today's Forecast Image
  • 99°
  • 76°

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.  

1-Day Forecast: Savannah

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 99°
  • 76°

P/Cloudy(20%)

Currently in Savannah as of

  • 87°(Feels like 97°)
  • Partly Cloudy
  • Wind: S @ 8 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:54
  • Sunset: 20:01
  • Humidity: 68%
  • UV Index: 10.00

1-Day Forecast: Hunter U. S. Army Airfield

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • °

Clear

Currently in Hunter U. S. Army Airfield as of

  • 87°(Feels like 99°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 3 mph
  • Barometer: 29.95 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:54
  • Sunset: 20:01
  • Humidity: 76%
  • UV Index: 10.00

1-Day Forecast: Beaufort

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • °

Clear

Currently in Beaufort as of

  • 87°(Feels like 100°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: VRB @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:51
  • Sunset: 20:00
  • Humidity: 75%
  • UV Index: 10.00

1-Day Forecast: Vidalia

Currently in Vidalia as of

  • 86°(Feels like 94°)
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:58
  • Sunset: 20:06
  • Humidity: 66%
  • UV Index: 10.00

1-Day Forecast: Brunswick

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 100°
  • °

Clear

Currently in Brunswick as of

  • 88°(Feels like 96°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: S @ 5 mph
  • Barometer: 29.98 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:56
  • Sunset: 20:01
  • Humidity: 63%
  • UV Index: 10.00

1-Day Forecast: Statesboro

Friday
Friday's Forecast Image
  • 98°
  • °

Clear

Currently in Statesboro as of

  • 82°(Feels like 93°)
  • Clear
  • Wind: CM @ 0 mph
  • Barometer: 29.96 in.
  • Sunrise: 06:55
  • Sunset: 20:04
  • Humidity: 90%
  • UV Index: 10.00
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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
DateTimeMagnitudeDirection
Tue 10-Jun8:40 PM-1.0NNW-ESE
Tue 10-Jun10:17 PM+0.3W-SW
Wed 11-Jun9:02 PM-2.1NW-SE
Thu 12-Jun9:25 PM+0.3W-SSW
Fri 13-Jun8:34 PM+0.3W-SSW

KEY
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


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