Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
322 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

ILZ027>031-036>038-040-041-043>046-055-057-221000-
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...PEORIA...BLOOMINGTON...
NORMAL...HAVANA...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE
322 PM CDT THU AUG 21 2014

..HOT AND HUMID WEATHER IS ON THE WAY...

AN UPPER-LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION
BY THE END OF THE WEEK...RESULTING IN INCREASING TEMPERATURE AND
HUMIDITY LEVELS. AFTERNOON HIGHS WILL CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 90S
FRIDAY THROUGH MONDAY...WHILE PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES TOP OUT
AROUND 100 DEGREES.

THIS WILL BE THE LONGEST AND MOST SUSTAINED PERIOD OF HEAT OF THE
ENTIRE SUMMER. PEOPLE ARE URGED TO USE CAUTION IF THEY MUST BE OUTSIDE
FOR EXTENDED PERIODS OF TIME. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS AND TAKE
FREQUENT BREAKS TO AVOID OVERHEATING.

$$

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