Brandenburg, KY

11:08 AM EDT on July 20, 2017 (GMT -0400)
Woodale Rd | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory, Special Statement

Elev 603 ft 38.00 °N, 86.17 °W | Updated 6 seconds ago

Partly Cloudy
Partly Cloudy
89.2 °F
Feels Like 104 °F
N
0.0
Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 0.0 mph

Today
High -- | Low -- °F
--% Chance of Precip.
Yesterday
High -- | Low -- °F
Precip. -- in
Pressure 30.11 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 78 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 9:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 11% visible
METAR KFTK 201458Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM CLR 30/23 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP195 T02980234 50008
Pressure 30.11 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 104 °F
Dew Point 78 °F
Humidity 70%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:38 AM 9:03 PM
Waning Crescent, 11% visible
METAR KFTK 201458Z AUTO 26007KT 10SM CLR 30/23 A3012 RMK AO2 SLP195 T02980234 50008

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:49 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon EDT /11 am CDT/ to 8 PM EDT
/7 PM CDT/ Friday...

The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon EDT /11 am CDT/ to 8 PM
EDT /7 PM CDT/ Friday.

* Heat index values... peak heat index values 105 to 108 Friday
afternoon and early evening.

* Impacts... the combination of hot temperatures and high
humidity will lead to an increased risk of heat related stress
and illnesses. The very Young, the elderly, those without air
conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor
activities will be the most susceptible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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.



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Special Statement
Issued: 2:28 AM CDT Jul. 20, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Hot and humid through Saturday...

Afternoon temperatures will reach well into the 90s today through
Saturday, with heat index values near or above 100 degrees. The
hottest day will be Friday, with heat indices possibly exceeding
105 degrees in some locations. The best chance for dangerously hot
conditions will be along and west of Interstate 65, and in urban
Louisville.

Those planning outdoor activities later this week should take
frequent breaks in the shade, drink plenty of water, and limit
strenuous activities during the early and mid afternoon hours.
Monitor later forecasts for updates and possible advisories.


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328 am EDT Thu Jul 20 2017 /228 am CDT Thu Jul 20 2017/

... Hot and humid through Saturday...

Afternoon temperatures will reach well into the 90s today through
Saturday, with heat index values near or above 100 degrees. The
hottest day will be Friday, with heat indices possibly exceeding
105 degrees in some locations. The best chance for dangerously hot
conditions will be along and west of Interstate 65, and in urban
Louisville.

Those planning outdoor activities later this week should take
frequent breaks in the shade, drink plenty of water, and limit
strenuous activities during the early and mid afternoon hours.
Monitor later forecasts for updates and possible advisories.


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