Published: 06/16/2018 @ 04:35 PM Updated: 06/17/2018 @ 09:35 PM
THIS ALERT HAS BEEN REPLACED WITH A NEW AND UPDATED ALERT.
Heat Advisory Issued by NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)
Indiana Target Area: Adams, Allen, Blackford, Cass, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Huntington, Jay, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Marshall, Miami, Noble, Pulaski, St. Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Wabash, Wells, White and Whitley Counties.
HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ SUNDAY.
The National Weather Service in Northern Indiana has issued a Heat Advisory...which is in effect from 11 AM EDT /10 AM CDT/ to 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ Sunday.
*High temperatures in the middle 90s are expected Sunday.
*Peak heat indices are expected to be around 100 from early afternoon into early evening.
*The heat will lead to hazardous conditions particularly for the elderly and those with preexisting health conditions.
*Keep in mind that heat indices are in areas with at least some shading. People in full sunshine could experience heat indexes several degrees warmer.
Instructions: 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. Temperatures inside a vehicle can be significantly higher than outside, even with windows open. Make sure not to leave children or animals in the vehicle as they can be quickly overcome by the heat.