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Prolonged heat wave likely to begin on Sunday

From Mike Keltner, Director
Adair Co. Emergency Management

The National Weather Service in Louisville sent word this morning that a prolonged late summer heat wave is very likely to begin Sunday.

Confidence remains very high that we'll have highs in the lower 90s on Sunday, and then mid- to upper-90s each day this coming week. The heat index will likely exceed 100 degrees on multiple days. We could see Heat Advisory headlines, or if confidence increases, several consecutive days of the heat index reaching 105 could trigger an Excessive Heat Warning.

While this will not be the most intense heat wave, it will be an extended period of hot temperatures. Have a plan to take heat related precautions, and check on your neighbors, especially if they are at greater risk for heat illnesses.




This story was posted on 2023-08-19 10:37:31
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