Lewes, DE (19958)

11:59 PM EDT on July 23, 2016 (GMT -0400)
Red Mill Farms | | Change Station
Active Advisory: Heat Advisory

Elev 30 ft 38.75 °N, 75.21 °W | Updated 7 minutes ago

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Scattered Clouds
78.6 °F
Feels Like 81 °F
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Wind Variable Wind from SE

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--% Chance of Precip.
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Precip. -- in
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 8500 ft
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:54 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Gibbous, 80% visible
METAR KGED 240354Z AUTO 22003KT 9SM SCT085 27/24 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP130 T02670239
Pressure 29.92 in
Visibility 9.0 miles
Clouds Scattered Clouds 8500 ft
Heat Index 81 °F
Dew Point 70 °F
Humidity 76%
Rainfall 0.00 in
Snow Depth Not available.
5:54 AM 8:19 PM
Waning Gibbous, 80% visible
METAR KGED 240354Z AUTO 22003KT 9SM SCT085 27/24 A2992 RMK AO2 SLP130 T02670239

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Heat Advisory
Issued: 8:24 PM EDT Jul. 23, 2016 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory remains in effect from 11 am to 6 PM EDT
Monday...

* temperatures... highs in the mid to upper 90s thru Monday
afternoon. It will be cooler along the coastal areas.

* Heat index values... around 105 degrees Monday afternoon. The
dew points are expected to be lower on Sunday which will result
in the heat indices being close to the air temperature.

* Impacts... the excessive heat will create hazardous conditions.
The potential for heat related health issues will be high...
especially for the elderly and for those already in poor
health.

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.

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. During warm or hot weather car
interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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.