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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 8:49 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...

* temperature... high temperatures of 90 to 100 and dewpoints in
the upper 60s to mid 70s will create heat index values of 100 to
110 degrees each afternoon through Saturday. In addition,
overnight low temperatures will be in the 75 to 80 degree range.

* Impacts... prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to
heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. 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. 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 - Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Fog Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , 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 , Flood Watch , Flood Advisory, Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Flash Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Heat Advisory
Maine - Special Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory
Minnesota - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Dense Fog Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico - Public Information Statement
New York - Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert , Special Statement
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia - Heat Advisory
Wisconsin - Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flood Watch , Public Information Statement

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