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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 7:01 PM CDT on July 23, 2016

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT
Sunday...

* temperatures... highs in the lower 90s this afternoon and again
on Sunday. Little relief is expected at night... with lows only
in the mid to upper 70s tonight.

* Heat Index... Peak afternoon heat index values of 100 to 108
degrees this afternoon and 105 to 110 degrees Sunday
afternoon.

* Impacts... there is a high risk of heat related illnesses for
people with prolonged outdoor exposure... or without access to
air conditioning. The elderly... small children... and pets are
especially susceptible to the heat.

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
water... 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 hot weather when
car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of
minutes.




Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arkansas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
California - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Record Report
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Florida - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Watch , Tropical Storm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , High Surf Advisory , High Surf Warning, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Indiana - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Special Statement , Record Report
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Air Quality Alert , Record Report
Minnesota - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Nebraska - Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Record Report
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
New York - Excessive Heat Watch , Record Report
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Pennsylvania - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
South Dakota - Special Statement , Record Report
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Heat Advisory , Record Report
Utah - Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Wisconsin - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement , Record Report

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