Hot and humid conditions persist in Alabama this weekend. Stay aware of these brutal temperatures and plan ahead to be safe.

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Please remember that these extreme conditions will increase the possibility of heat-related illnesses.

Expect Heat Index Values Up to 113 Degrees

The entire Townsquare Media coverage area is under an “Excessive Heat Warning” issued by the National Weather Service in Birmingham.










This alert goes through Sunday at 9 p.m.

National Weather Service
National Weather Service

In addition, there are other counties in Alabama under a “Heat Advisory” and “Excessive Heat Warning.”

Precautionary and Preparedness Actions

Extreme heat and humidity will significantly increase the potential for heat-related illnesses, particularly for those working or participating in outdoor activities.

Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke

Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or evening.

Wear lightweight and loose-fitting clothing when possible.

To reduce 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.

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