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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:25 PM EDT on July 24, 2016

Expires 6:00 PM EDT on July 25, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 6 PM EDT
Monday...

* temperatures... lows in the 70s tonight, then highs in the 95 to
100 degree range Monday afternoon.

* Heat index values... up to 105 degrees Monday afternoon.

* Impacts... the multiple day excessive heat will create hazardous
conditions. The potential for heat related health issues will be
high, especially for the elderly and for those already in poor
health.

* The multiple days of excessive heat will greatly affect those
who are attending outdoor activities, especially events with
large groups of people that are gathering in the direct sun.
Visitors not acclimated to the heat in our region this Summer
have a greater risk of being affected.

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.

Take extra precautions, if you work or spend time outside. When
possible, reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or
evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat
stroke. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible
and drink plenty of water.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. During warm or hot weather car
interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

To reduce risk during outdoor work, the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat
should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an
emergency, call 9 1 1.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
California - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory
Florida - Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Warning , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Excessive Heat Warning
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Record Report
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Nebraska - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
New York - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
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