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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1127 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

...HOT AND EXTREMELY HUMID CONDITIONS IN PLACE...


ILZ003>006-011>014-020-022-220030-
/O.CON.KLOT.EH.W.0001.160721T1700Z-160723T0000Z/
WINNEBAGO-BOONE-MCHENRY-LAKE IL-DE KALB-KANE-DUPAGE-COOK-KENDALL-
WILL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ROCKFORD...BELVIDERE...WOODSTOCK...
WAUKEGAN...DEKALB...AURORA...ELGIN...WHEATON...CHICAGO...OSWEGO...
JOLIET
1127 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...LOWER TO MID 90S THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY.

* MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 113 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES AND MOISTURE THIS HIGH COULD LEAD TO
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE. THE
  ELDERLY...SMALL CHILDREN AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE.
  PLAN AHEAD. HAVE A COOL PLACE TO SHELTER FROM THE HEAT. AVOID
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITY DURING THE AFTERNOON.

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.

HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

&&

$$

ILZ008-010-019-021-023-032-033-039-220030-
/O.CON.KLOT.EH.W.0001.160721T1700Z-160724T0000Z/
OGLE-LEE-LA SALLE-GRUNDY-KANKAKEE-LIVINGSTON-IROQUOIS-FORD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OREGON...DIXON...OTTAWA...MORRIS...
KANKAKEE...PONTIAC...WATSEKA...PAXTON
1127 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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

* TEMPERATURE...MID 90S TODAY AND FRIDAY THEN LOWER 90S SATURDAY.

* MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 115 DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON AND
  FRIDAY...102 TO 107 DEGREES ON SATURDAY.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES AND MOISTURE THIS HIGH COULD LEAD TO
  HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE. THE
  ELDERLY...SMALL CHILDREN AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE.
  PLAN AHEAD. HAVE A COOL PLACE TO SHELTER FROM THE HEAT. AVOID
  OUTDOOR ACTIVITY DURING THE AFTERNOON.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

HEAT STROKE IS AN EMERGENCY...CALL 9 1 1.

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.

  YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN
VEHICLES UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING
WARM OR HOT WEATHER WHEN CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL
TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES.

&&

$$

INZ001-002-010-011-019-220030-
/O.CON.KLOT.HT.Y.0001.160721T1700Z-160723T0000Z/
LAKE IN-PORTER-NEWTON-JASPER-BENTON-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GARY...VALPARAISO...MOROCCO...
RENSSELAER...FOWLER
1127 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016 /1227 PM EDT THU JUL 21 2016/

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT /8 PM EDT/
FRIDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...LOW TO MID 90S THIS AFTERNOON AND FRIDAY.

* MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX VALUES...102 TO 109 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...TEMPERATURES THIS HIGH COULD LEAD TO HEAT RELATED
  ILLNESSES WITH PROLONGED EXPOSURE. THE ELDERLY...SMALL
  CHILDREN AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE. PLAN AHEAD. HAVE
  A COOL PLACE TO SHELTER FROM THE HEAT. AVOID OUTDOOR ACTIVITY
  DURING THE AFTERNOON.

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.

&&

$$

MTF



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