Excessive Heat Watch


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…EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAYAFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING…

TEMPERATURE…High temperatures in the mid 90s to around 100 degrees combined with dewpoints in the upper 60s to mid 70s would result in heat index values of 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon. Overnight low temperatures are expected to be in the mid to upper 70s.
IMPACTS…Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-related illness if precautions are not taken.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Excessive Heat Watch


.LONG-DURATION HEAT EVENT WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...


MONONA-HARRISON-SHELBY-POTTAWATTAMIE-MILLS-MONTGOMERY-FREMONT-
PAGE-KNOX-CEDAR-THURSTON-ANTELOPE-PIERCE-WAYNE-BOONE-MADISON-
STANTON-CUMING-BURT-PLATTE-COLFAX-DODGE-WASHINGTON-BUTLER-
SAUNDERS-DOUGLAS-SARPY-SEWARD-LANCASTER-CASS-OTOE-SALINE-
JEFFERSON-GAGE-JOHNSON-NEMAHA-PAWNEE-RICHARDSON-
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
417 AM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...READINGS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE IN THE MID TO UPPER
90S WITH HEAT INDICES APPROACHING 105-110 DEGREES. THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY ARE EXPECTED TO BE THE HIGH IMPACT DAYS WHEN AFTERNOON
TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 90S TO AROUND 100
DEGREES...YIELDING HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 110 DEGREES OR GREATER.

* WINDS...EACH DAY THERE WILL BE A GOOD SOUTHWEST BREEZE, HOWEVER
THIS BREEZE FALLS OFF OVERNIGHT MAKING IT FEEL MORE STIFLING.

* IMPACTS...THE LONGEVITY OF THE 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. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT
TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND
HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN
WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. 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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