Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
000
WWUS73 KLMK 220730
NPWLMK

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
330 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014

...HOT AND HUMID WEATHER TO MAKE FOR VERY UNCOMFORTABLE
CONDITIONS OUTSIDE...

.A LARGE DOME OF HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT COMBINED WITH SIGNIFICANT
MOISTURE LEVELS NEAR THE SURFACE WILL CREATE HOT AND HUMID
WEATHER FOR PARTS OF CENTRAL KENTUCKY AND SOUTHERN INDIANA INTO
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

INZ076>078-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>031-034-038-045-053-061>064-
070>076-222100-
/O.CON.KLMK.HT.Y.0001.140822T1800Z-140825T2300Z/
ORANGE IN-WASHINGTON IN-SCOTT IN-DUBOIS IN-CRAWFORD IN-PERRY IN-
HARRISON IN-FLOYD IN-CLARK IN-HANCOCK KY-BRECKINRIDGE KY-MEADE KY-
OHIO KY-GRAYSON KY-HARDIN KY-BULLITT KY-JEFFERSON KY-OLDHAM KY-
SHELBY KY-SPENCER KY-NELSON KY-LARUE KY-BUTLER KY-EDMONSON KY-
HART KY-GREEN KY-LOGAN KY-WARREN KY-SIMPSON KY-ALLEN KY-BARREN KY-
MONROE KY-METCALFE KY-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PAOLI...SALEM...SCOTTSBURG...JASPER...
MARENGO...TELL CITY...CORYDON...NEW ALBANY...JEFFERSONVILLE...
HAWESVILLE...HARDINSBURG...BRANDENBURG...BEAVER DAM...
LEITCHFIELD...ELIZABETHTOWN...FORT KNOX...MOUNT WASHINGTON...
SHEPHERDSVILLE...LOUISVILLE...LA GRANGE...SHELBYVILLE...
TAYLORSVILLE...BARDSTOWN...HODGENVILLE...MORGANTOWN...
BROWNSVILLE...MUNFORDVILLE...GREENSBURG...RUSSELLVILLE...
BOWLING GREEN...FRANKLIN...SCOTTSVILLE...GLASGOW...
TOMPKINSVILLE...EDMONTON
330 AM EDT FRI AUG 22 2014 /230 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014/

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT /1 PM CDT/ THIS
AFTERNOON TO 7 PM EDT /6 PM CDT/ MONDAY...

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL PEAK IN THE
  100-105 DEGREE RANGE EACH DAY TODAY THROUGH MONDAY.

* TIMING...THE HOTTEST TIME OF DAY WILL BE FROM 2 PM TO 7PM
  EDT...1PM TO 6 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CREATE
  DANGEROUS OUTDOOR WEATHER CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY WITH
  PROLONGED EXPOSURE AND FOR THOSE WHO ARE SENSITIVE TO THE
  HEAT.

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.

&&

$$

AMS





USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.