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Excessive Heat Warning

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 WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THURSDAY TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Afternoon to early evening temperatures from Thursday through Saturday will be in the 90s with heat indices from around 100 to 110 degrees. The hottest conditions are expected on Friday and Saturday. IMPACTS...

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

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

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

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


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 will be in the 90s with heat indices from around 105 to 110 degrees. IMPACTS...

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

* Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the 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: Auglaize; Butler; Clermont; Darke; Hamilton; Mercer; Miami; Montgomery; Preble; Shelby; Warren

NWS Wilmington (Southwestern Ohio)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM EDT THURSDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 to 104 Thursday. Near or just above 105 due to temperatures in the mid 90s and dewpoints in the mid 70s for Friday and Saturday.

* TIMING...Thursday afternoon and early evening for the Heat Advisory. Friday afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening for the Excessive Heat Watch.

* 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.

Reduce outdoor activities, especially from mid-morning through the afternoon. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air conditioned or well ventilated places. 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. 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.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Auglaize; Butler; Clermont; Darke; Hamilton; Mercer; Miami; Montgomery; Preble; Shelby; Warren

NWS Wilmington (Southwestern Ohio)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TO 10 PM EDT THURSDAY... ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 to 104 Thursday. Near or just above 105 due to temperatures in the mid 90s and dewpoints in the mid 70s for Friday and Saturday.

* TIMING...Thursday afternoon and early evening for the Heat Advisory. Friday afternoon into early evening, and again Saturday afternoon into early evening for the Excessive Heat Watch.

* 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.

Reduce outdoor activities, especially from mid-morning through the afternoon. Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air conditioned or well ventilated places. 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. 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.


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 7 PM 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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