Prepare for another exceptionally hot and humid day. Heat index values in West Alabama could reach 107 degrees. 

The National Weather Service in Birmingham has issued a Heat Advisory in effect from 12 noon today until 7 p.m. tonight. You can read the advisory below.

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures will rise into the middle
  90s with heat indices near or above 105 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Heat related illnesses may be possible for those
  outdoors in unshaded areas without proper precautions taken.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
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 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 9 1 1.

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a 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 check up
on relatives and neighbors.