Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
922 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

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JEFFERSON MO-MADISON IL-MONROE IL-SAINT CHARLES MO-SAINT CLAIR IL-
SAINT LOUIS CITY MO-SAINT LOUIS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...ALTON...BELLEVILLE...CAHOKIA...
EDWARDSVILLE...SAINT CHARLES...SAINT LOUIS
922 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RISE ABOVE 105 DEGREES EACH
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...FROM 105 TO 113 DUE TO TEMPERATURES AROUND
  100...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED
  STRESS AND ILLNESS. THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN
  STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE.
  ALSO...CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
  OF MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR. IN
ADDITION...NIGHTTIME CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN WARM AND MUGGY
PROVIDING LITTLE CHANCE FOR RELIEF. THIS COMBINATION WILL CREATE
A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES ARE
LIKELY...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE LIVING IN UN-AIR CONDITIONED HOMES
OR APARTMENTS.

PEOPLE IN THE SAINT LOUIS METROPOLITAN AREA CAN GET INFORMATION
ABOUT COOLING CENTERS OR ENERGY ASSISTANCE RELATED TO THE
EXCESSIVE HEAT BY CALLING THE UNITED WAY OF GREATER SAINT LOUIS
AT 800-427-4626...OR IF CALLING FROM A LAND LINE PHONE DIAL 2-1-
1. YOU CAN ALSO CALL COOL DOWN SAINT LOUIS AT 314-241-7668.

&&

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/O.CON.KLSX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0100Z/
ADAMS IL-AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BOONE MO-BROWN IL-CALHOUN IL-
CALLAWAY MO-CLINTON IL-COLE MO-CRAWFORD MO-FAYETTE IL-FRANKLIN MO-
GASCONADE MO-GREENE IL-IRON MO-JERSEY IL-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-
LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON MO-MARION IL-MARION MO-MONITEAU MO-
MONROE MO-MONTGOMERY IL-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-PIKE IL-PIKE MO-
RALLS MO-RANDOLPH IL-REYNOLDS MO-SAINT FRANCOIS MO-
SAINTE GENEVIEVE MO-SHELBY MO-WARREN MO-WASHINGTON IL-
WASHINGTON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWLING GREEN...CENTRALIA...CHESTER...
COLUMBIA...FARMINGTON...FULTON...HANNIBAL...JEFFERSON CITY...
LITCHFIELD...MEXICO...MOUNT STERLING...PITTSFIELD...QUINCY...
SALEM...SPARTA...SULLIVAN...UNION...VANDALIA...WASHINGTON
922 AM CDT THU JUL 21 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RISE ABOVE 100 DEGREES EACH
  AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...FROM 105 TO 112 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE
  UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED
  STRESS AND ILLNESS. THE VERY YOUNG...THE ELDERLY...THOSE
  WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING...AND THOSE PARTICIPATING IN
  STRENUOUS OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES WILL BE THE MOST SUSCEPTIBLE.
  ALSO...CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
  OF MINUTES.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR. IN
ADDITION...NIGHTTIME CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN WARM AND MUGGY
PROVIDING LITTLE CHANCE FOR RELIEF. THIS COMBINATION WILL CREATE
A DANGEROUS SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES ARE
LIKELY...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE LIVING IN UN-AIR CONDITIONED HOMES
OR APARTMENTS. PEOPLE IN THE WARNING AREA ARE ADVISED TO AVOID
POORLY VENTILATED AREAS AND PROLONGED WORK IN THE SUN. USE AIR
CONDITIONING IN YOUR HOUSE OR APARTMENT IF IT IS WORKING
CORRECTLY. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AIR CONDITIONING...KEEP YOUR HOUSE
OR APARTMENT WELL VENTILATED WITH FANS...AND TRY TO SPEND SOME
TIME IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENT TO GIVE YOUR BODY A BREAK
FROM THE HEAT.

&&

$$

GLASS



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