URGENT WEATHER MESSAGE
July 17, the National Weather Service
has issued a heat advisory.
The heat advisory remains in effect from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and includes Athens, Vinton, Perry, Morgan, Washington, Jackson, Meigs and Gallia counties.
Heat index values will be around 100 degrees due to temperatures in the lower 90s and dew points in the lower 70s.
The advisory includes the cities of New Lexington, Crooksville, Somerset, McConnelsville, Malta, Stockport, Athens, Marietta, Belpre, Jackson, Wellston, Oak Hill, McArthur, Hamden, Gallipolis, Ironton, South Point Kenova, Ceredo, Wayne, Huntington, Point Pleasant, New Haven, Parkersburg, Vienna, St. Marys, Belmont, Paden City, Sistersville and Middlebourne.