405 AM CDT Fri Jul 17 2020
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
* WHAT...For the Heat Advisory, heat index values up to 103
expected. For the Excessive Heat Watch, dangerously hot
conditions with heat index values up to 109 possible.
* WHERE...In South Dakota, Minnehaha, Lincoln and Union
Counties. In Nebraska, Dixon and Dakota Counties. In Iowa,
Plymouth and Woodbury Counties.
* WHEN...For the Heat Advisory, from 2 PM this afternoon to 8 PM
CDT this evening. For the Excessive Heat Watch, from Saturday
afternoon through Saturday evening.
* IMPACTS...Extreme heat and humidity will significantly
increase the potential for heat related illnesses,
particularly for those working or participating in outdoor
Monitor the latest forecasts and warnings for updates on this
situation. Be prepared to drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-
conditioned room, stay out of the sun, and check up on relatives
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.