MEMA Issues an Excessive Heat Index Warning for Tuesday and Wednesday

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MEMA’s heat map for Wednesday, August 29, 2018 (c) MEMA, 2018 all rights reserved

Compiled by The Bedford Citizen

Beat the Heat chart (c) Massachusetts Emergency Management Association – 2018 all rights reserved

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Association (MEMA) has issued heat index warnings for Tuesday and Wednesday, with values for Bedford predicted to be in excess of 100 degrees.

While high temperatures may last into Thursday, MEMA’s confidence is low that heat index values will exceed 95 degrees.

There is a chance of scattered thunderstorms with gusty winds and heavy rain on Thursday.

ICMI: A look back to a pair of important heat-related stories from earlier this summer:


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