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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
404 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

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BOND IL-CALHOUN IL-CLINTON IL-FAYETTE IL-GREENE IL-JEFFERSON MO-
JERSEY IL-LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON IL-MARION IL-MONROE IL-
MONTGOMERY IL-PIKE IL-PIKE MO-RANDOLPH IL-ST. CHARLES MO-
ST. CLAIR IL-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-WASHINGTON IL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...BOWLING GREEN...CHESTER...
EDWARDSVILLE...LITCHFIELD...SALEM...ST CHARLES...ST LOUIS...
VANDALIA
404 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

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

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT WAVE TO CONTINUE THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 110 IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING
  DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN
  THE 70S.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL 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
  WILL REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF MINUTES. BEAT
  THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT! NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS
  UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A MINUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE 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 IMMEDIATELY.

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

&&

$$

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ADAMS IL-AUDRAIN MO-BOONE MO-BROWN IL-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-
CRAWFORD MO-FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-IRON MO-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-
MADISON MO-MARION MO-MONITEAU MO-MONROE MO-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-
RALLS MO-REYNOLDS MO-SHELBY MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-
WARREN MO-WASHINGTON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...FARMINGTON...HANNIBAL...
JEFFERSON CITY...MEXICO...QUINCY...UNION
404 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 106 IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING DUE
  TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 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. BEAT THE HEAT... CHECK THE BACKSEAT! NEVER LEAVE
  CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A
  MINUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE 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 IMMEDIATELY.

&&

$$

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