The National Weather Service has issued a Heat Advisory in effect today, July 4, 2018, from 11 am to 8 am July 5, 2018.
URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
411 AM EDT Wed Jul 4 2018
La Porte-Noble-De Kalb-Starke-Pulaski-Marshall-Fulton IN-Kosciusko-Whitley-Allen IN-White-Cass IN-Miami-Wabash-Huntington-Wells-Adams-Grant-Blackford-Jay-Williams-Fulton OH-Defiance-Henry-Paulding-Putnam-Van Wert-Allen OH-
Including the cities of Michigan City, La Porte, Kendallville, Ligonier, Albion, Auburn, Garrett, Knox, North Judson, Bass Lake, Winamac, Francesville, Medaryville, Plymouth, Bremen, Culver, Rochester, Akron, Warsaw, Winona Lake, Syracuse, Mentone, Columbia City, Tri-Lakes, South Whitley, Fort Wayne, New Haven, Monticello, Monon, Brookston, Logansport, Royal Center, Peru, Grissom AFB, Mexico, Wabash, North Manchester, Huntington, Roanoke, Bluffton, Ossian, Decatur, Berne, Marion, Gas City, Upland, Hartford City, Montpelier, Portland, Dunkirk, Bryan,
Edgerton, Wauseon, Archbold, Swanton, Delta, Defiance, Sherwood, Hicksville, Napoleon, Deshler, Liberty Center, Paulding, Antwerp, Payne, Ottawa, Leipsic, Columbus Grove, Continental, Pandora, Van Wert, Ohio City, Lima, and Spencerville
411 AM EDT Wed Jul 4 2018 /311 AM CDT Wed Jul 4 2018/
…HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ THURSDAY…
The Heat Advisory is now in effect from 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/
this morning to 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ Thursday.
* Temperatures will reach the low 90s this afternoon with heat
indices of 100 to 105 degrees. Heat indices will remain in the
middle to upper 70s tonight providing little relief overnight.
Winds are also expected to be light today and tonight limiting
any cooling effect. Those attending outdoor activities this
evening will still be at risk of heat exhaustion.
* The heat will lead to hazardous conditions particularly for
the elderly,those with preexisting health conditions and
pets. Little in the way of beneficial cooling will occur
overnight in homes without air conditioning.
* Keep in mind that heat indices are in areas with at least
some shading. People in full sunshine could experience heat
indices several degrees warmer.
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
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.