Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
913 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.A HOT AND HUMID AIRMASS WILL DRIVE HEAT INDEX VALUES
INTO THE DANGEROUS RANGE OF 100 TO 105 TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

IAZ088-089-098-099-ILZ025-026-034-035-MOZ009-010-281015-
/O.NEW.KDVN.HT.Y.0005.150728T1700Z-150729T0000Z/
HENRY IA-DES MOINES-VAN BUREN-LEE-HENDERSON-WARREN-HANCOCK-
MCDONOUGH-SCOTLAND-CLARK-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT PLEASANT...BURLINGTON...
KEOSAUQUA....FORT MADISON...OQUAWKA...MONMOUTH...CARTHAGE...
MACOMB...MEMPHIS...KAHOKA
913 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN QUAD CITIES HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 7 PM CDT TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 105 OR POSSIBLY HIGHER AS
  TEMPERATURES REACH THE LOWER TO MID 90S WITH VERY HIGH
  HUMIDITY.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY
  EVENING...WITH HIGHEST VALUES DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WILL BE POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED.  THIS COMBINATION WILL LEAD TO POSSIBLE
HEAT ILLNESSES.  DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-
CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK ON RELATIVES
AND NEIGHBORS...ESPECIALLY THE ELDERLY.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING.  KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE.  WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS.  ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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