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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1045 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

MIZ044>046-050>052-056>059-064>067-071>074-212245-
/O.CON.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
1045 AM EDT THU JUL 21 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT FRIDAY...

HAZARDOUS WEATHER...

 * TEMPERATURES MAY YET CLIMB INTO THE 90S THIS AFTERNOON AND
   MORE LIKELY SO ON FRIDAY. HIGH HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED BOTH THIS
   AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY.

 * HEAT INDEX READINGS MAY REACH TO AROUND 100 THIS THIS AFTERNOON
   BUT WILL MORE LIKELY DO SO FRIDAY.

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

IMPACTS...

 * PROLONGED 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.

&&

$$

WDM



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