Heat Advisory continues until 7-p.m. Friday

News, Weather

August 29th, 2013 by Ric Hanson

339 AM CDT THU AUG 29 2013

VERY HOT WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY. AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN PARKED ACROSS THE CENTRAL UNITED STATES THROUGH FRIDAY. AFTER SOME MORNING CLOUDS ANOTHER MAINLY SUNNY AND HOT DAY IS EXPECTED TODAY AND FRIDAY.

AREA COUNTIES: SAC-CRAWFORD-CARROLL-AUDUBON-GUTHRIE-DALLAS-CASS-ADAIR-MADISON-ADAMS-UNION-TAYLOR-RINGGOLD-

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY…

HIGHS WILL VARY FROM 90 TO 95 NORTH TO 95 TO 100 SOUTH BOTH TODAY AND FRIDAY. HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL APPROACH 105 DEGREES BOTH DAYS WITH FRIDAY BEING A SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN TODAY.

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… NEIGHBORS AND PETS.