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Scioto Township OH
Thursday July 18th, 2019 :: 03:43 a.m. EDT

Alert

Excessive Heat Warning until 08:00PM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Wilmington has issued an Excessive Heat Warning, which is in effect from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM EDT Saturday. The Excessive Heat Watch is no longer in effect.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Around 100 today, and near or above 105 Friday and Saturday due to temperatures in the low and mid 90s, and dewpoints in the mid 70s.

* TIMING...This afternoon through Saturday evening. Very little relief is expected during the night with low temperatures only falling into the middle and upper 70s.

* IMPACTS...Heat stroke, heat exhaustion and other heat related illnesses will be possible, especially if you spend a significant amount of time outdoors, or are involved in any strenuous outdoor activity. The cumulative impacts of heat on the human body can be significant when consecutive days of excessive heat occur.

* AFFECTED AREAS: SCIOTO ... PIKE ... HARDIN ... LOGAN ... MASON ... MADISON ... LICKING ... FRANKLIN ... CLINTON ... ADAMS ... HIGHLAND ... DELAWARE ... FAYETTE ... CHAMPAIGN ... LEWIS ... ROSS ... HOCKING ... GREENE ... BROWN ... UNION ... PICKAWAY ... CLARK ... FAIRFIELD

Instructions:

Wear light weight and loose fitting clothing and drink plenty of water. If possible, spend more time in air conditioned or well- ventilated places. Reschedule strenuous outdoor activities to early morning or evening. Friends, relatives, or neighbors should check on the elderly and people with chronic ailments, who are usually the first to suffer from heat-related illness. To reduce risk during outdoor work the Occupational Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke is an emergency, Call 911.

Address/Location
Scioto Township OH
6752 OH-762
Commercial Point, OH 43116

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 614-877-9124

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Excessive Heat Warning

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