Weather Alerts for Crawford WI

Issued by the National Weather Service

Excessive Heat Watch  EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH   Excessive Heat Watch
CRAWFORD WI

Areas Affected:
Crawford - Grant - Richland
Effective: Thu, 7/18 12:00pm Updated: Tue, 7/16 7:45pm Urgency: Future
Expires: Sat, 7/20 7:00pm Severity:  Moderate  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Dangerous Heat Possible Late This Week...
.Dangerous heat is possible late this week into the start of the
weekend. Afternoon heat indices ranging from 100 to 110 may occur
from Thursday through Saturday. At this time, the hottest day
looks to be Friday.
Exposure to this level of heat for several days in a row is
particularly dangerous for the elderly, pets and very young.
Monitor forecasts for later in the week, especially if you have
outdoor plans.
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...
* TEMPERATURE...Afternoon temperatures of 95 to 100 are possible,
with afternoon heat indices topping off in the 100 to 110
degree range.
* IMPACTS...This potentially dangerous and prolonged heat can
cause heat illnesses, especially in the elderly, very young
and pets.

Information:
An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.