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WWUS73 KILX 232042
NPWILX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
342 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

ILZ027>031-036>038-240000-
/O.CON.KILX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...TOULON...PEORIA...LACON...
EUREKA...CANTON...PEKIN...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL
342 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES AROUND 90 THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
  LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S TONIGHT WILL PROVIDE LITTLE RELIEF
  FROM THE HEAT.

* HEAT INDEX...PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES ARE
  EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING. SOME AREAS
  MAY SEE THESE HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES LINGER
  INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS WELL.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES FOR
  PEOPLE WITH PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXPOSURE...OR WITHOUT ACCESS TO
  AIR CONDITIONING. THE ELDERLY...SMALL CHILDREN...AND PETS ARE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER...STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS
SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER WHEN
CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES.

&&

$$

ILZ040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-240500-
/O.CON.KILX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0000Z/
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSHVILLE...HAVANA...LINCOLN...
CLINTON...MONTICELLO...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
BEARDSTOWN...PETERSBURG...WINCHESTER...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...SULLIVAN...TUSCOLA...
CHARLESTON...MATTOON...PARIS...SHELBYVILLE...GREENUP...MARSHALL...
EFFINGHAM...NEWTON...ROBINSON...FLORA...OLNEY...LAWRENCEVILLE
342 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN
  ON SUNDAY. LITTLE RELIEF IS EXPECTED AT NIGHT...WITH LOWS ONLY
  IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S TONIGHT.

* HEAT INDEX...PEAK AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 108
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND 105 TO 110 DEGREES SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES FOR
  PEOPLE WITH PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXPOSURE...OR WITHOUT ACCESS TO
  AIR CONDITIONING. THE ELDERLY...SMALL CHILDREN...AND PETS ARE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER...STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS
SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER WHEN
CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES.

&&

$$

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