Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Milwaukee/Sullivan, WI

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MILWAUKEE/SULLIVAN WI
1016 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

...POTENTIAL FOR DANGEROUS HEAT IN SOUTHERN WISCONSIN THURSDAY
AND FRIDAY...

.A HOT AND HUMID AIRMASS WILL EXPAND INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN ON
THURSDAY. HEAT INDICES ARE EXPECTED TO GET DANGEROUSLY HIGH
THURSDAY AND POSSIBLY FRIDAY AS A RESULT.

WE WILL EVALUATE THE NEED FOR HEAT WARNINGS AND ADVISORIES WITH
THE AFTERNOON FORECAST RELEASE.

SOMEWHAT COOLER AND LESS HUMID CONDITIONS ARE ANTICIPATED FOR THE
WEEKEND.

WIZ046-047-056>058-062>072-202330-
/O.CON.KMKX.EH.A.0001.160721T1700Z-160723T0000Z/
MARQUETTE-GREEN LAKE-SAUK-COLUMBIA-DODGE-IOWA-DANE-JEFFERSON-
WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-LAFAYETTE-GREEN-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-KENOSHA-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MONTELLO...WESTFIELD...OXFORD...
NESHKORO...ENDEAVOR...BERLIN...PRINCETON...MARKESAN...BARABOO...
REEDSBURG...PRAIRIE DU SAC...SAUK CITY...PORTAGE...COLUMBUS...
LAKE WISCONSIN...LODI...BEAVER DAM...WAUPUN...MAYVILLE...
DODGEVILLE...MINERAL POINT...BARNEVELD...MADISON...WATERTOWN...
FORT ATKINSON...JEFFERSON...WAUKESHA...BROOKFIELD...NEW BERLIN...
MENOMONEE FALLS...MUSKEGO...WEST ALLIS...WAUWATOSA...GREENFIELD...
FRANKLIN...OAK CREEK...SOUTH MILWAUKEE...CUDAHY...DARLINGTON...
SHULLSBURG...BENTON...BELMONT...ARGYLE...BLANCHARDVILLE...
MONROE...BRODHEAD...JANESVILLE...BELOIT...WHITEWATER...DELAVAN...
ELKHORN...LAKE GENEVA...EAST TROY...RACINE...KENOSHA
1016 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING.

* TIMING...12 NOON CDT THURSDAY UNTIL 7 PM CDT FRIDAY

* TEMPERATURE...DAYTIME HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S THURSDAY
  AND UPPER 80S TO LOWER 90S FRIDAY.

* HEAT INDEX...HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE CONDITIONS FEEL
  WARMER THAN ACTUAL TEMPERATURES. MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES 100
  TO 110 THURSDAY...AND 93 TO 103 FRIDAY.

* IMPACTS...A HEIGHTENED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED ILLNESS IS
  POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE WORKING OUTDOORS OR THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING. PEOPLE ON CERTAIN MEDICATIONS WILL
  BE MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT...AND SHOULD TAKE EXTRA
  PRECAUTIONS TO REMAIN COOL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT
TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND
HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS 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.

&&

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