Excessive Heat Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued an
Excessive Heat Watch, which is in effect from Friday afternoon
through Saturday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Near or above 105 due to temperatures in
  the mid 90s, and dew points in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...Friday afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday
  afternoon into early evening.

* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related
  illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a
  significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any
  strenuous outdoor activity.


An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in
which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay
in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up
on relatives and neighbors.