Excessive Heat Warning Until 7:00 p.m. Saturday


MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
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STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
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INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ONAWA...MAPLETON...MISSOURI VALLEY...

WOODBINE...LOGAN...DUNLAP...HARLAN...COUNCIL BLUFFS...GLENWOOD...

RED OAK...SIDNEY...HAMBURG...TABOR...FARRAGUT...CLARINDA...

SHENANDOAH...CREIGHTON...BLOOMFIELD...CROFTON...WAUSA...

VERDIGRE...NIOBRARA...HARTINGTON...LAUREL...RANDOLPH...

COLERIDGE...PENDER...MACY...WALTHILL...WINNEBAGO...NELIGH...

ELGIN...PIERCE...PLAINVIEW...OSMOND...WAYNE...ALBION...

ST. EDWARD...NORFOLK...STANTON...WEST POINT...WISNER...TEKAMAH...

OAKLAND...LYONS...DECATUR...COLUMBUS...SCHUYLER...FREMONT...

BLAIR...DAVID CITY...WAHOO...ASHLAND...YUTAN...OMAHA...BELLEVUE...

PAPILLION...LA VISTA...SEWARD...MILFORD...LINCOLN...PLATTSMOUTH...

NEBRASKA CITY...CRETE...WILBER...FAIRBURY...BEATRICE...TECUMSEH...

STERLING...AUBURN...PAWNEE CITY...TABLE ROCK...FALLS CITY
318 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES WILL PEAK IN THE 106 TO 116 DEGREE
RANGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING...BEFORE DROPPING
BACK INTO THE MID 70S OVERNIGHT. TEMPERATURES WILL ONCE AGAIN
CLIMB THROUGH THE 90S TO AROUND 100 DEGREES ON SATURDAY...

YIELDING HEAT INDICES OF 102 TO 112 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THE LONGEVITY OF THE HEAT EVENT WILL RESULT IN A 
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS... 
INCLUDING CHILDREN...THE ELDERLY...OR THOSE WITH MEDICAL 
CONDITIONS. LEAVING A CHILD OR PET IN AN ENCLOSED VEHICLE CAN 
BE DEADLY...EVEN FOR A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. HEAT DEATHS ARE 
PREVENTABLE. CHECK ON PEOPLE WHO LIVE IN BUILDINGS WITHOUT AIR 
CONDITIONING. 

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.
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