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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:44 PM CDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

* temperature... high temperatures in the upper 80s to lower 90s
combined with dew points ranging from 75 to 80 will produce heat
index values of 100 to 110 during the peak heating of the day.

* Impacts... excessive heat could lead to severe heat related
illnesses and possibly death if proper action is 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.

Children... seniors and people with chronic conditions are at
higher risk. Reschedule strenuous outdoor activities and exercise
to cooler evening hours. Drink plenty of water and take frequent
breaks to get out of the heat and get into an air conditioned
space. Do not leave pets and/or children in unattended vehicles.
Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes in these conditions.

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. Heat stroke is an emergency... call 9 1 1.





Weather Severe Map
Alabama - Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Public Information Statement
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning, Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
California - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Colorado - Record Report
Connecticut - Record Report
Delaware - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory
Florida - Public Information Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Warning , Areal Flood Advisory, Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , Flash Flood Watch, High Surf Advisory , High Surf Advisory
Idaho - Public Information Statement
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Special Weather Statement
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Tornado Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Weather Statement
Louisiana - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Maine - Severe Thunderstorm Watch
Maryland - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Michigan - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Minnesota - Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Areal Flood Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Lake Wind Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Hampshire - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
New Jersey - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch , Excessive Heat Watch, Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Excessive Heat Watch, Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
South Carolina - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
South Dakota - Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Vermont - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Washington - Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Warning , Special Statement , Record Report

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