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Excessive Heat Watch

Areas Affected: Adams; Allen; Blackford; Cass; De Kalb; Elkhart; Fulton; Grant; Huntington; Jay; Kosciusko; La Porte; Lagrange; Marshall; Miami; Noble; Pulaski; St. Joseph; Starke; Steuben; Wabash; Wells; White; Whitley

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Afternoon to early evening temperatures from Thursday through Saturday in the 90s with heat indices from around 105 to 110 degrees. IMPACTS...

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

* Prolonged heat most dangerous for young children and elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

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

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 WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

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

* TIMING...Friday afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening.

* 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.

Make preparations for dangerous conditions in which heat exhaustion or heat stroke are possible. Plan to spend more time in air conditioned or well-ventilated places. If possible, reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to early morning or evening. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. 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 Watch

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

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Afternoon to early evening temperatures from Thursday through Saturday in the 90s with heat indices from around 105 to 110 degrees. IMPACTS...

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

* Prolonged heat most dangerous for young children and elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

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.


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 river flooding continues. The Flood Warning continues for The North Branch Elkhart River at Cosperville

* until further notice.

* At 9 AM Wednesday 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 remain near 6.0 feet for the next 12 hours.

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

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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