Crawford Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Excessive Heat Warning
Issued: 4:24 PM EDT Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM EDT

* heat index values... up to 110 due to temperatures in the mid
90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* Timing... this afternoon through Saturday evening. The highest
heat index values will occur late afternoon into the early
evening but little relief will occur overnight with low
temperatures only dipping to the mid 70s to around 80 degrees.

* Impacts... the heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning is issued when a prolonged period of
dangerously hot weather will occur. The combination of high
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.

Special Statement
Issued: 3:58 PM EDT Jul. 18, 2019 – National Weather Service

... A line of strong thunderstorms will affect Huron... Erie...
Seneca... Sandusky... Wyandot... Crawford and southeastern Hancock

At 357 PM EDT, radar indicated strong thunderstorms were located
along a line extending from near Fremont to Vanlue. Movement was east
at 40 mph.

Wind gusts up to 50 mph are possible with these storms.

Locations impacted include...
Sandusky, Tiffin, Norwalk, Fremont, Fostoria, Bucyrus, western
Vermilion, Upper Sandusky, Bellevue, CLyde, Willard, Plymouth, Green
Springs, northern Milan, Milan, New Washington, Bloomville, Sycamore,
Castalia and Vanlue.

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Lat... Lon 4146 8320 4146 8302 4143 8301 4145 8297
      4142 8294 4146 8283 4144 8276 4146 8270
      4138 8250 4143 8235 4140 8235 4099 8264
      4099 8273 4088 8272 4072 8284 4080 8346
      4091 8359
time... Mot... loc 1957z 274deg 35kt 4140 8319 4099 8350