The Weather Channel

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 AM EDT WEDNESDAY. AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY MORNING
THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

IMPACTS…
* A PROLONGED PERIOD OR CONSECUTIVE DAYS OF HEAT CAN CAUSE A
CUMULATIVE EFFECT OF HEAT STRESS TO SEGMENTS OF THE
POPULATION.
* THOSE PRONE TO HEAT STRESS MAY SUFFER…ESPECIALLY WHEN SHADE
OR AIR CONDITIONING IS NOT AVAILABLE.
* STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITY MAY LEAD TO HEAT INJURIES SUCH AS
HEAT STROKE…HEAT EXHAUSTION…OR HEAT CRAMPS.
HAZARDOUS WEATHER…
* TEMPERATURES TONIGHT ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO DROP INTO THE UPPER
60S AND LOWER 70S.
* THE HOTTEST STRETCH OF THE HEAT WAVE IS EXPECTED TO IMPACT
SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN ON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. HIGH
TEMPERATURES ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 95 AND 100 DEGREES
ON WEDNESDAY…WITH TEMPERATURES POTENTIALLY REACHING 100
DEGREES ON THURSDAY.
* A TROPICAL AIRMASS IS IN PLACE ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN.
WITH LIMITED AIRMASS MODIFICATION EXPECTED…SURFACE
DEWPOINTS WILL RANGE IN THE UPPER 60S TO LOWER 70S.
* THE COMBINATION OF HIGH HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CAUSE HEAT INDEX
VALUES TO CLIMB TO AROUND 100 DEGREES ON WEDNESDAY AND BETWEEN
105 AND 110 DEGREES ON THURSDAY.
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.
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