Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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WWUS73 KGRR 201943
NPWGRR

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
343 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

MIZ044>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-210345-
/O.NEW.KGRR.HT.Y.0001.160721T1700Z-160722T2300Z/
NEWAYGO-MECOSTA-ISABELLA-MUSKEGON-MONTCALM-GRATIOT-OTTAWA-KENT-
IONIA-CLINTON-ALLEGAN-BARRY-EATON-INGHAM-VAN BUREN-KALAMAZOO-
CALHOUN-JACKSON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FREMONT...BIG RAPIDS...MOUNT PLEASANT...
MUSKEGON...GREENVILLE...ALMA...GRAND HAVEN...JENISON...
GRAND RAPIDS...IONIA...ST. JOHNS...HOLLAND...HASTINGS...
CHARLOTTE...LANSING...SOUTH HAVEN...KALAMAZOO...BATTLE CREEK...
JACKSON
343 PM EDT WED JUL 20 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 7 PM EDT
FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GRAND RAPIDS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THURSDAY TO 7 PM EDT
FRIDAY.

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * TEMPERATURES WILL CLIMB INTO THE 90S WITH HIGH HUMIDITY BOTH
   THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

 * HEAT INDEX READINGS WILL SOAR TO AROUND 100 BOTH AFTERNOONS.

 * THURSDAY NIGHT LOWS WILL ONLY BE IN THE MID AND UPPER 70S AND
   VERY MUGGY, NOT ALLOWING RECOVERY FROM THE HEAT.

IMPACTS...

 * PROLONG EXPOSURE TO THE OUTDOOR HEAT COULD BE DANGEROUS, MAKING
   HEAT EXHAUSTION, OR HEAT STOKE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

 * 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.

&&

$$

JK


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