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Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Adams; Allen; De Kalb; Huntington; Wabash; Wells; Whitley

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Clouds this morning north of route 30 may temporarily slow the rise in temperatures, but clearing skies by afternoon will allow high temperatures to reach well into the 90s with peak afternoon heat indices 105 to 110. Little relief is expected tonight with overnight lows in the middle to upper 70s.

* Afternoon high temperatures will once again soar into the 90s by Saturday afternoon with peak heat indices reaching 105 to 110. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments.

* Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

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. Make sure pets and other animals have a cool environment with water available.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Adams; Auglaize; Brown; Butler; Champaign; Clark; Clermont; Clinton; Darke; Delaware; Fairfield; Fayette; Franklin; Greene; Hamilton; Hardin; Highland; Hocking; Licking; Logan; Madison; Mercer; Miami; Montgomery; Pickaway; Pike; Preble; Ross; Scioto; Shel

NWS Wilmington (Southwestern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...At or above 105 degrees due to temperatures in the mid 90s and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...Through Saturday evening. Very little relief is expected tonight with low temperatures only falling into the middle and upper 70s.

* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on the human body can be significant when consecutive days of excessive heat occur.

Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air conditioned or well- ventilated places. Reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to early morning or evening. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should check on the elderly and people with chronic ailments, who are usually the first to suffer from heat-related illness. 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 911.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Allen; Defiance; Fulton; Henry; Paulding; Putnam; Van Wert; Williams

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Clouds this morning north of route 30 may temporarily slow the rise in temperatures, but clearing skies by afternoon will allow high temperatures to reach well into the 90s with peak afternoon heat indices 105 to 110. Little relief is expected tonight with overnight lows in the middle to upper 70s.

* Afternoon high temperatures will once again soar into the 90s by Saturday afternoon with peak heat indices reaching 105 to 110. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments.

* Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

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. Make sure pets and other animals have a cool environment with water available.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Blackford; Cass; Grant; Jay; Miami; White

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* High temperatures today and Saturday will reach well into the 90s, with peak afternoon heat indices between 100 and 110 degrees. There will be little relief from the heat tonight with lows only in the middle to upper 70s. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments.

* Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

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. Make sure pets and other animals have a cool environment with water available.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Elkhart; Fulton; Kosciusko; La Porte; Lagrange; Marshall; Noble; Pulaski; St. Joseph; Starke; Steuben

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* High temperatures on Friday and Saturday will reach well into the 90s, with peak afternoon heat indices between 100 and 110 degrees. There will be little relief from the extreme heat at night. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments.

* Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

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. Make sure pets and other animals have a cool environment with water available.


Flood Warning

Areas Affected: Noble

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...The Flood Warning continues for the following rivers... North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville affecting Noble County .Minor flooding continues. The Flood Warning continues for The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville

* until further notice.

* At 8 PM Thursday the stage was 6.0 feet and steady.

* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.

* Flood stage is 6.0 feet.

* Forecast...The river will continue rising to 6.1 feet around 2 AM Friday July 19 with additional rises possible thereafter.

* At 6.0 feet...Water approaches some houses around Skinner Lake, especially along State Road 8.

* This crest compares to a previous crest of 6.5 feet which occurred on Jan 16 2005. &&

Never drive vehicles through flooded areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather Radio or local media for further statements and updated forecasts. Detailed river forecasts and more information can be found on the internet at www.weather.gov/iwx under Rivers and Lakes. All times are in Eastern Time. This statement will be updated in about 24 hours or sooner if necessary.


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