PLYMOUTH (WWJ) – Due to the Excessive Heat Warning issued by the National Weather Service, all City of Plymouth recreation T-Ball games scheduled for Wednesday have been cancelled.
The combination of high heat and humidity will cause heat index values to climb to around 100 degrees Wednesday and between 105 and 110 degrees on Thursday.
The city has also opened the Plymouth Cultural Center building as a cooling center, Wednesday and Thursday until 9:00 pm. -See a complete list of cooling centers here-
Whether in a hot vehicle or a home without proper cooling, heat stroke occurs when the body becomes unable to control its temperature and may result in an individual’s body temperature reaching 106°F or higher within 10 to 15 minutes. Children’s bodies overheat easily, and infants and children under four years of age, also at risk are the elderly, especially those with medical conditions.
Forecast details from the WWJ Weather Team:
Wednesday - Mostly cloudy during the morning. Mostly sunny during the afternoon. Hot and humid with highs 93 to 97…with a heat index around 100. South winds 5 to 15 mph.
Wednesday Night - Mostly clear. Lows 77 to 81. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday – Mostly sunny. Hot and humid with highs 97 to 101…with a heat index around 110. Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Thursday Night – Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 75 to 79. West winds 5 to 15 mph…turning to northwest…then becoming light and variable. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Friday – Partly sunny. A chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 89 to 93…with a heat index around 95. Light and variable winds…becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40 percent.
Friday Night – Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 71 to 75. Chance of rain 20 percent.
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