Shipshewana, IN (46565)

3:06 PM EDT on July 24, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Kirsch Municipal | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory Active Notice: Record Report

Elev 925 ft 41.82 °N, 85.44 °W | Updated 12 minutes ago

Clear
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83 °F
Feels Like 89 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from South
Gusts 18 mph

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 74%
Rainfall 1.16 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:29 AM 9:07 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
METAR KIRS 241854Z AUTO 18009G16KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A2995 RMK AO2 T02830233
Pressure 29.95 in
Visibility 10.0 miles
Clouds Clear
Heat Index 89 °F
Dew Point 74 °F
Humidity 74%
Rainfall 1.16 in
Snow Depth Not available.
6:29 AM 9:07 PM
Waning Gibbous, 74% visible
METAR KIRS 241854Z AUTO 18009G16KT 10SM CLR 28/23 A2995 RMK AO2 T02830233

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 1:34 PM CDT Jul. 24, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ this
evening...

Hazardous weather...

* very humid conditions will combine with hot temperatures
   today resulting in heat index readings around 100.

Impacts...

* today will be the fourth straight day of hot and humid
   weather across our area. Heat has a cumulative debilitating
   effect on people.

* Those spending time outdoors will be susceptible to
   dehydration and heat-related illness.

* Elderly people and Young children are especially susceptible
   to the effects of the heat.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a 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.

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.