Excessive Heat Warning

Published 07/23 2016 04:09AM

Updated 07/23 2016 04:09AM

Issued at: 07/23/2016 3:55:00 AM CDT
Expires on: 07/23/2016 7:00:00 PM CDT
Counties affected: Madison IAZ043-055-056-069-079-080-090-091-NEZ011-012-015>018-030>034- 042>045-050>053-065>068-078-088>093-240000- /O.CON.KOAX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/ 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 355 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016 ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING... * TEMPERATURE...TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOWER AND MID 90SS DURING THE AFTERNOON TODAY. THIS COUPLED WITH MOISTURE WILL CREATE HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 108 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. && $$