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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
355 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

ILZ100>102-MOZ061-063>065-201000-
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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
355 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 111 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 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.

&&

$$

MOZ041-047-048-201000-
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BOONE MO-COLE MO-MONITEAU MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...JEFFERSON CITY
355 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...BETWEEN 105 AND 110 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN
  THE UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 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.

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 IMMEDIATELY.

&&

$$

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>099-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-042-049>052-059-060-062-072>075-084-085-099-201000-
/O.EXT.KLSX.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
ADAMS IL-AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BROWN IL-CALHOUN IL-CALLAWAY MO-
CLINTON IL-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-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...
FARMINGTON...FULTON...HANNIBAL...LITCHFIELD...MEXICO...
MOUNT STERLING...PITTSFIELD...QUINCY...SALEM...SPARTA...
SULLIVAN...UNION...VANDALIA...WASHINGTON
355 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...BETWEEN 100 AND 110 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN
  THE MID TO UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE LOWER 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...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
HUMIDITY WILL OCCUR. THIS COMBINATION WILL CREATE A SITUATION IN
WHICH HEAT-RELATED ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY FOR THOSE
LIVING IN UN-AIR CONDITIONED HOMES OR APARTMENTS. PEOPLE IN THE
ADVISORY AREA ARE ADVISED TO AVOID POORLY VENTILATED AREAS AND
PROLONGED WORK IN THE SUN. ALSO...KEEP PLENTY OF LIQUIDS ON HAND
AND TRY TO STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENT.

&&

$$

GKS



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