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Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 11:06 AM EDT Jul. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... 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.

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