Heat Advisory Updated to an Excessive Heat Warning

June 29th, 2012 at 12:20 pm by under Weather

The National Weather Service has upgraded the Heat Advisory that was in effect for much of the Ohio Valley to an Excessive Heat Warning through 8:00 PM.

As of 12:00 p.m. the temperature had already climbed to 92 degrees in both Dayton and Springfield with the heat index already near 100 across much of the Miami Valley.

Strong and severe thunderstorms are developing across Northeastern Illinois where several severe thunderstorm warnings are already in effect. A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued just West of our viewing area for much of Northern and North Central Indiana until 7:00 p.m.

Stay with 2 News and Storm Team 2 throughout the afternoon for the latest on the severe weather and dangerous heat! Stay cool!

Brandon Redmond
Brandon.Redmond@WDTN.com

One Response to “Heat Advisory Updated to an Excessive Heat Warning”

  1. I think you might be under-estimating. At 11 when leaving for work, my car in the shade(garage) said it was 99 degrees. It kept that reading until I got to work.. I’m certain it got hotter though after noon.

    Definitely hotter than 98, wouldn’t be surprised if it was 105 in spots.

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