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Special Statement

Statement as of 8:39 PM EDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 11:15 PM EDT on July 20, 2017


... Dangerous heat expected Friday through Saturday...

High temperatures will average in the lower 90s on Friday and
Saturday. When combined with high humidity values, heat indices
will peak in the 98 to 103 degree range on Friday, and around 100
degrees on Saturday. In additional, most locations will not see
temperatures fall below 70 each night through Saturday. Heat of
this magnitude could be dangerous, especially for the elderly,
small children, those with pre-existing health conditions, and
pets.

Those planning outdoor activities later this week and into the
weekend should take frequent breaks in the shade, drink plenty of
water, and limit strenuous activities during the afternoon and
early evening hours when the heat is at its peak. Ensure outdoor
pets have shade and plenty of water. Continue to monitor later
forecasts for updates.


Jmw/jp/geogerian

839 PM EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... Dangerous heat expected Friday through Saturday...

High temperatures will average in the lower 90s on Friday and
Saturday. When combined with high humidity values, heat indices
will peak in the 98 to 103 degree range on Friday, and around 100
degrees on Saturday. In additional, most locations will not see
temperatures fall below 70 each night through Saturday. Heat of
this magnitude could be dangerous, especially for the elderly,
small children, those with pre-existing health conditions, and
pets.

Those planning outdoor activities later this week and into the
weekend should take frequent breaks in the shade, drink plenty of
water, and limit strenuous activities during the afternoon and
early evening hours when the heat is at its peak. Ensure outdoor
pets have shade and plenty of water. Continue to monitor later
forecasts for updates.


Jmw/jp/geogerian


1110 am EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... Dangerous heat expected today through Saturday...

Temperatures should reach the 88 to 93 degree range today while
dewpoints remain in the upper 60s to lower 70s. This will lead to
heat indices peaking in the 97 to 102 degree range. High
temperatures will average a degree or two warmer on Friday, mainly
in the low to mid 90s. When combined with high humidity values,
heat indices should peak in the 98 to 103 degree range. On
Saturday, temperatures should reach the 87 to 92 degree range
while dewpoints remain near lower 70. This will lead to heat
indices peaking in the 97 to 102 degree range on Saturday
afternoon. In additional, temperatures will not drop below 70 in
many places each night through Saturday. Heat of this magnitude
could be dangerous, especially for the elderly, small children,
and those with pre-existing health conditions and pets.

Those planning outdoor activities later this week and into the
weekend should take frequent breaks in the shade, drink plenty of
water, and limit strenuous activities during the afternoon and
early evening hours when the heat is at its peak. Ensure outdoor
pets have shade and plenty of water. Continue to monitor later
forecasts for updates.


Jmw/jp

1110 am EDT Thu Jul 20 2017

... Dangerous heat expected today through Saturday...

Temperatures should reach the 88 to 93 degree range today while
dewpoints remain in the upper 60s to lower 70s. This will lead to
heat indices peaking in the 97 to 102 degree range. High
temperatures will average a degree or two warmer on Friday, mainly
in the low to mid 90s. When combined with high humidity values,
heat indices should peak in the 98 to 103 degree range. On
Saturday, temperatures should reach the 87 to 92 degree range
while dewpoints remain near lower 70. This will lead to heat
indices peaking in the 97 to 102 degree range on Saturday
afternoon. In additional, temperatures will not drop below 70 in
many places each night through Saturday. Heat of this magnitude
could be dangerous, especially for the elderly, small children,
and those with pre-existing health conditions and pets.

Those planning outdoor activities later this week and into the
weekend should take frequent breaks in the shade, drink plenty of
water, and limit strenuous activities during the afternoon and
early evening hours when the heat is at its peak. Ensure outdoor
pets have shade and plenty of water. Continue to monitor later
forecasts for updates.


Jmw/jp


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