Heat Advisory remains in effect until 7 pm Friday evening

Heat-AdvisoryA HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

…DANGEROUS HEAT TODAY…

.HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TODAY. HEAT INDEX VALUES
WILL RANGE FROM 95 TO 105 DEGREES. HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL
CONTINUE FOR THE WEEKEND. A COLD FRONT WILL PASS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
BRINGING RELIEF TO THE HEAT AND HUMIDITY FOR EARLY NEXT WEEK.

COUNTIES INCLUDED: SAUK-DANE-JEFFERSON-WAUKESHA-MILWAUKEE-ROCK-WALWORTH-RACINE-
KENOSHA-

…HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING…

* TIMING…IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TODAY

* TEMPERATURE…HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S BUT COOLER NEAR LAKE
MICHIGAN.

* HEAT INDEX…HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL MAKE CONDITIONS FEEL WARMER
THAN ACTUAL TEMPERATURES. MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE 95
TO 100 DEGREES BUT COOLER NEAR LAKE MICHIGAN.

* 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…

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A 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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