Hot and humid conditions to persist through Friday

National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement in effect thru Friday:

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
342 PM EDT TUE JUL 16 2013

342 PM EDT TUE JUL 16 2013 /242 PM CDT TUE JUL 16 2013/

…HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH FRIDAY…

HIGH HUMIDITY AND MAX TEMPERATURES GENERALLY IN THE LOW 90S TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY WILL COMBINE TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES AROUND 100 DEGREES EACH AFTERNOON. THERE WILL BE MINIMAL RELIEF FROM THE HUMID CONDITIONS EACH NIGHT AS OVERNIGHT LOWS ONLY FALL INTO THE LOW TO MID 70S.

THOSE WITH OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK ARE ENCOURAGED TO TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS AND DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS.

And the Hazardous Weather Outlook:

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTHERN INDIANA
500 AM EDT TUE JUL 16 2013

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST OHIO…NORTHERN INDIANA AND SOUTHWEST LOWER MICHIGAN.

.DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

HIGH TEMPERATURES AROUND 90 DEGREES WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S THIS AFTERNOON.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW 90S AND HEAT INDICES APPROACHING 100 DEGREES.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO LIKELY FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER ACTIVATION WILL NOT BE NEEDED THROUGH TONIGHT.

 

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