NWS: Heat Advisory in Effect

.THE WARMEST TEMPERATURES OF SUMMER WILL REACH THE AREA AS WE FINISH THE MONTH OF AUGUST. HIGH TEMPERATURES ON FRIDAY WILL CLIMB INTO THE UPPER 90S IN MANY AREAS AND MAY EVEN TOP 100 DEGREES IN ISOLATED LOCATIONS.

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL CLIMB BETWEEN 100 AND 104 DEGREES BY THE MIDDLE AFTERNOON HOURS OF FRIDAY. SATURDAY MAY AGAIN BE A VERY WARM DAY…ESPECIALLY IN AREAS ALONG AND SOUTH OF THE MISSOURI RIVER.

COOLER TEMPERATURES WILL BEGIN TO ARRIVE ON SUNDAY. .

HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY…

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND INCREASED HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED STRESS AND ILLNESS. THE YOUNG AND ELDERLY…THOSE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING…AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES DURING THE FIRST HALF OF THE EXTENDED HOLIDAY WEEKEND WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT.