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 REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ MONDAY.
*Temperatures will drop into the middle 70s overnight. Highs Monday will reach the upper 80s to lower 90s.
*Heat indices will fall into the middle to upper 70s overnight. Peak heat indices are expected to be around 100 late Monday morning into the afternoon hours.
*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.
*Clouds may move into locations north of the Indiana Toll Road. Monday afternoon that could bring some localized cooling.
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.