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National Weather Service warns of prolonged heat wave

Hot and Humid Conditions will prevail today - NWS

At 3:06amCT/4:06amET, the National Weather Service in Louisville, KY issued a warning:
"The first prolonged heat wave of the summer is set to occur over Central Kentucky and Southern Indiana this week, with high pressure keeping skies mostly clear...Temperatures across the region will top out in the lower to mid-90's during the work week. High Humidity will combine with these temperatures to creat heat indices between 100 and 105 degrees in many locations. The high humidity will also present temperatures from dipping below 70 for morning lows. Anyone who must spend extended periods of time outdoors this week should prepare for the heat by dressing in light colored, light weight clothing and take frequent water breaks."
The area affected includes the CM area counties of Adair, Casey, Cumberland, Green, Metcalfe, Russell and Taylor Counties.

Special Weather Statement from the National Weather Service. Click to Prolonged Heat Wave National Weather Service Watches, Warnings, and Advisories.

This story was posted on 2013-07-15 05:00:38
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