Extended Heat Warning remains in effect
 
By Wagontown Fire Prevention Division
July 2, 2018
 

...AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF DANGEROUSLY HOT WEATHER WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH MIDWEEK...WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES...
ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY AND THOSE IN POOR HEALTH...

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT
TUESDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Up to 107 due to temperatures in the mid to
upper 90s, and dewpoints in the low to mid 70s.

* TIMING...The highest heat index values will occur during the
afternoon into the early evening.

* IMPACTS...The heat may be life threatening to the elderly and
those in poor health, due to prolonged exposure without air
conditioning, especially those in urban centers where low
temperatures in the middle to upper 70s will offer little
relief. The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during
outdoor exertion or extended exposure.

 
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