Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Allegan; Barry; Calhoun; Clinton; Eaton; Ingham; Ionia; Jackson; Kalamazoo; Kent; Ottawa; Van Buren

NWS Grand Rapids (Southwestern Michigan)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Heat indices of 105 degrees today and Saturday.

* Overnight low temperatures in the mid 70s with continued muggy conditions. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments. The heat is most dangerous to the elderly and young children.

* Non-air conditioned car interiors will reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

* 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. * 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 9 1 1. * Weather Preparedness Information is available on line at www.ready.gov/heat.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Berrien; Branch; Cass; Hillsdale; St. Joseph

NWS NorthernIndiana (Northern Indiana and Northeastern Ohio)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT /7 AM CDT/ FRIDAY TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* High temperatures on Friday and Saturday will reach well into the 90s, with peak afternoon heat indices between 100 and 110 degrees. There will be little relief from the extreme heat at night. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are likely for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments.

* Prolonged heat is most dangerous for young children and the elderly.

* Car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

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. Make sure pets and other animals have a cool environment with water available.


Heat Advisory

Areas Affected: Clare; Gratiot; Isabella; Lake; Mason; Mecosta; Montcalm; Muskegon; Newaygo; Oceana; Osceola

NWS Grand Rapids (Southwestern Michigan)

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* Heat indices will approach or exceed 100 degrees today and Saturday.

* Overnight low temperatures in the low 70s with continued muggy conditions. IMPACTS...

* Heat illnesses are possible for those spending prolonged periods outside or in non-air conditioned environments. The heat is most dangerous to the elderly and young children.

* Non-air conditioned car interiors will reach lethal temperatures in minutes.

* Direct sun on pets and other animals will accentuate chances for heat illnesses.

* 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. * 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 9 1 1. * Weather Preparedness Information is available on line at www.ready.gov/heat.


Excessive Heat Warning

Areas Affected: Genesee; Lapeer; Lenawee; Livingston; Macomb; Monroe; Oakland; Shiawassee; St. Clair; Washtenaw; Wayne

NWS Detroit (Southeastern Michigan - Detroit Area)

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT SATURDAY... HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

* High temperatures are expected to reach into the mid 90s tomorrow, and into the mid to upper 90s on Saturday. Increasing humidity will yield heat indices peaking during the afternoon hours in the 100 to 110 degree range.

* Low temperatures will only fall into the mid to upper 70s each night limiting the possible relief from the heat. IMPACTS...

* The hot and humid air will lead to potentially hazardous conditions, particularly for the elderly and those with pre- existing health conditions.

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. 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 9 1 1. 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. Young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. * Prepare, plan and stay informed. Visit www.weather.gov/safety/heat


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Updated: 07/19/2019 - Latest video weather forecast from WILX News 10