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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:38 AM CDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2017


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Saturday...

* timing... through Saturday evening.

* Heat index values... 105-110 each afternoon due to high
temperatures around around 100, and dewpoints in the upper 60s
to lower 70s.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat-related stress
and illness. The very Young, the elderly, those without air
conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor
activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors
can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. In
addition, nighttime conditions will remain warm and muggy
providing little chance for relief. This combination will create
a dangerous situation in which heat-related illnesses are likely,
especially for those living in un-air conditioned homes or
apartments. People in the warning area are advised to avoid
poorly ventilated areas and prolonged work in the sun. Use air
conditioning in your house or apartment if it is working
correctly. If you do not have air conditioning, keep your house
or apartment well ventilated with fans, and try to spend some
time in an air conditioned environment to give your body a break
from the heat.

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 immediately.

Where's baby? Look before you lock! Young children and pets
should never be left unattended in vehicles under any
circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather
when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Heat Advisory
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Heat Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Smoke Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Florida -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Heat Advisory
Maine - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Dense Smoke Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico -
New York - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia -
Wisconsin - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning

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