Heat Advisory: Take Precautions for Humans and Pets
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Cleveland OH
308 PM EDT Fri Jun 29 2018
Dangerous Heat and Humidity Expected This Weekend...
Dangerous temperatures will develop over the local area this
weekend. Heat index values will exceed 100 degrees most areas on
Saturday and may reach 100 degrees again on Sunday. 100 degrees
is the minimum criteria needed for a Heat Advisory. On
Saturday...the highest heat index values are expected across
Northwest Ohio. Heat index values in the Toledo area could exceed
105 degrees for an hour or two. By Sunday the warmest readings are
expected to shift further east into Northeast Ohio. Additional
Heat Advisories are possible for Sunday. Keep in mind that
conditions will vary locally with urban areas often seeing heat
index values higher than nearby rural areas. Similarly...it may be
slightly cooler near Lake Erie.
Marion-Morrow-Holmes-Knox-Ashtabula Lakeshore-Northern Erie-
Including the cities of Toledo, Bowling Green, Port Clinton,
Fremont, Sandusky, Lorain, Cleveland, Mentor, Chardon, Jefferson,
Findlay, Tiffin, Norwalk, Medina, Akron, Ravenna, Warren,
Upper Sandusky, Bucyrus, Mansfield, Ashland, Wooster, Canton,
Youngstown, Marion, Mount Gilead, Millersburg, Mount Vernon,
Ashtabula, Erie, Edinboro, and Meadville
HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 10 PM EDT SATURDAY
* Heat Index Values...100 to 104 degrees from midday Saturday
through the evening hours. It is possible heat index values
could briefly exceed 105 degrees in Northwest Ohio and larger
urban areas tomorrow afternoon.
* Timing...Saturday afternoon and evening.
* Impacts...The heat and humidity will create uncomfortable
conditions on Saturday. Heat stress and heat related illnesses
are possible, especially for the elderly and those sensitive
A Heat Advisory means that the combination of high 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.
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.