The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Phelps County that remains in effect until Saturday at 8 p.m.

Sweltering temperatures area expected to reach highs of 93 -to -96 - degrees with heat index values of 103 -to -110 - degrees each afternoon through Saturday. 

 

A prolonged period of hot weather will increase the risk of heat related illness, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.