Weather

County,
Special Weather Statement issued August 24 at 1:07PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 1:07 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

...DANGEROUS HEAT INDICES EXCEEDING 100 THIS AFTERNOON...
TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT AROUND 90 OR IN THE LOWER 90S THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE HOT TEMPERATURES COMBINED WITH HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL RESULT IN HAZARDOUS HEAT INDEX READINGS EXCEEDING 100 IN
MANY LOCATIONS. A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR MUCH OF
THE AREA INTO VERY EARLY THIS EVENING. IF YOU PLAN TO BE
OUTSIDE...AVOID PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT OR STRENUOUS
ACTIVITY. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS TO AVOID DEHYDRATION...AND BE
SURE TO CHECK ON ELDERLY RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. CAR INTERIORS
CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN JUST MINUTES. DO NOT LEAVE
CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE. BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK
THE BACK SEAT!

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