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WWUS73 KILX 262035
NPWILX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
335 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

ILZ042-047>054-056-061>063-066>068-071>073-270000-
/O.CON.KILX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/
LOGAN-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-
COLES-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-
RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...LINCOLN...JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...SHELBYVILLE...
EFFINGHAM...FLORA...LAWRENCEVILLE
335 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

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

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE
  FROM 103 TO 110 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE MAY COME ON QUICKLY
  WITH ANY EXERTION. THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN
  STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES. CAR INTERIORS WILL REACH LETHAL
  TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE
  BACK SEAT! NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A
  VEHICLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

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
FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$

ILZ043>046-055-057-270000-
/O.CON.KILX.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/
DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE
335 PM CDT TUE AUG 26 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL PEAK
  BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE MAY COME ON QUICKLY
  WITH ANY EXERTION. THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN
  STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES ARE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT
  RELATED ILLNESSES. CAR INTERIORS WILL REACH LETHAL
  TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. BEAT THE HEAT...CHECK THE
  BACK SEAT! NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A
  VEHICLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE.
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY
OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$


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