Miami Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Heat Advisory
Statement as of 3:57 AM CDT on August 23, 2014

...Heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening...

A heat advisory remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this evening.

* Temperature: highs Saturday afternoon will range in the middle to upper 90s across many areas. The combination of very warm temperatures along with abundant low-level moisture will result in heat index values ranging from 100 to 105 during the afternoon and early evening hours.

* Impacts: those exposed to the dangerous heat and high humidity over a prolonged period have an increased risk of heat related illnesses. Cars can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. Never leave children or pets unattended in a vehicle... not even for a minute.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A heat advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. Drink plenty of water...avoid caffeinated...alcoholic or high sugar content beverages...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...and check up on neighbors...the elderly...and pets.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When possible...reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or late evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Wear light colored...light weight and loose fitting clothing when possible.

Local Storm Report

08/22/2014 0610 PM

4 miles S of Louisburg, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by trained spotter.

Delayed report. Multiple telephone poles snapped at base along Metcalf Road between 303rd and 327th streets. As of 830 PM CDT this evening...Metcalf Road remains closed.

08/22/2014 0603 PM

4 miles S of Louisburg, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.

Power lines down near 311th street and Hwy 69.

08/22/2014 0612 PM

5 miles N of New Lancaster, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.

Numerous trees and powerlines reported down. Power reported out in the area of 327th and Beaver Creek Rd.

08/22/2014 0614 PM

3 miles S of Louisburg, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind damage, reported by 911 call center.

Numerous reports of trees and powerlines down in this area.

08/22/2014 0616 PM

3 miles SSE of Louisburg, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by public.

Power is out and 5-6 inch diameter tree limbs down.

08/22/2014 0616 PM

3 miles SSE of Louisburg, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e60 mph, reported by public.

Power is out and 5-6 inch diameter tree limbs down.

08/22/2014 0548 PM

6 miles WNW of Drexel, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e65 mph, reported by public.

Visibility down to 1/8th mile from dust. Power briefly

went out just before winds hit. Small limbs down in yard.

08/22/2014 0548 PM

6 miles WNW of Drexel, Miami County.

Thunderstorm wind gust e65 mph, reported by public.

Visibility down to 1/8th mile from dust. Power briefly

went out just before winds hit. Small limbs down in yard.

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