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Weather Alerts for Jefferson Nebraska   (NEZ088)

icn  EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING
JEFFERSON NEBRASKA   (NEZ088)

Effective: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 01:00pm CDT Severity: Moderate
Updated: Wed, Jul 17, 2019 07:49am CDT Urgency: Expected
Expires: Sat, Jul 20, 2019 07:00pm CDT Certainty: Likely

Areas Affected: Burt; Butler; Cass; Colfax; Dodge; Douglas; Gage; Jefferson; Johnson; Lancaster; Nemaha; Otoe; Pawnee; Richardson; Saline; Sarpy; Saunders; Seward; Washington
 
Alert:
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...mainly in the 100 to 113 degree range in the
afternoon and early evening hours, due to temperatures in the 90s,
and dewpoints in the lower and mid 70s.
* TIMING...1 PM this afternoon through 7 PM Saturday.
* IMPACTS...Dangerously high temperatures and humidity could
quickly cause heat stress or heat stroke if precautions are
not taken.
Instructions:
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.
An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and
check up on relatives and neighbors.