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Heat Advisory
Issued: 2:17 PM MDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Heat advisory in effect from noon CDT /11 am MDT/ to 8 PM CDT
/7 PM MDT/ Tuesday...

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a heat
advisory, which is in effect from noon CDT /11 am MDT/ to 8 PM
CDT /7 PM MDT/ Tuesday.

* Temperatures in the upper 90s to lower 100s will combine with
high humidity for heat index values between 100 to 105.

* Prolonged exposure to heat and humidity may lead to heat-
related illness if precautions are not taken.

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

   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.

Special Statement
Issued: 7:42 PM CDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Significant weather advisory for northeastern Cherry...
northwestern rock... northern Brown and Keya Paha counties until 845

At 741 PM CDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm 11
miles southeast of Littleburg, or 15 miles east of Valentine, moving
east at 25 mph.

Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 50 mph will be possible with this

Locations impacted include...
Springview, Norden, Burton, Thomas creek State Wildlife Management
Area, Smith Falls State Park, Meadville, North River trail and

This includes the following highways...
Highway 183 between mile markers 207 and 225.
Highway 12 between mile markers 13 and 59.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.
Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe
shelter inside a building or vehicle.

This storm may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio
stations and available television stations for additional information
and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

Lat... Lon 4299 9957 4273 9964 4274 9966 4272 9968
      4278 10038 4300 10035 4300 9972
time... Mot... loc 0041z 280deg 24kt 4295 10027


Fire Weather Warning
Issued: 3:29 PM CDT Jul. 24, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Red flag warning in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening for
strong winds and low relative humidity for fire weather zone

The National Weather Service in North Platte has issued a red
flag warning, which is in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Affected area... fire weather zone 208.

* Wind... south gusting 35 mph.

* Humidity... around 10 percent.

* Thunderstorms... isolated thunderstorms are possible.

* Impacts... any fires that develop will likely spread rapidly.
Outdoor burning is not recommended.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A red flag warning means that critical fire weather conditions
are either occurring now, or will shortly. A combination of
strong winds, low relative humidity, and warm temperatures can
contribute to extreme fire behavior.

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