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Dangerous Heat and Humidity Building from the Plains to the East Coast

Strengthening high pressure will bring much above normal high and low temperatures. Widespread highs in the 90s to 100 combined with dewpoints surging into the mid and upper 70s will create heat indices as high as 110 through this weekend. In addition, overnight temperatures in the 70s to low 80s will reduce the ability of the body to recover from daytime heating. Read More >

Severe Weather Awareness Week
Be Prepared and Stay Safe during Severe Weather

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The Delaware Emergency Management Agency (DEMA), The University of Delaware and the National Weather Service (NWS) are sponsoring Severe Weather Awareness and Preparedness Week in Delaware from April 15th through April 19th, 2019.

 Severe Weather Awareness Week is a time to plan for floods, coastal hazards, thunderstorms, tornadoes, and lightning.

Each day during this week will emphasize a different weather hazard and provide you with associated safety tips:

On Monday, April 15th - the topic will be Flood Hazards   

On Tuesday, April 16th - the topic will be Coastal Hazards, including Hurricanes, Tsunamis, and Rip Currents

On Wednesday, April 17th - the topic will be Thunderstorms and Tornadoes

On Thursday, April 18th - the topic will be Lightning Safety           

On Friday, April 19th - the topic will be Preparing for Severe Weather