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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
416 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

MOZ041-047>050-272130-
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BOONE MO-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-MONITEAU MO-OSAGE MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...JEFFERSON CITY
416 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT TUESDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE REACHED DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 110
  DEGREES DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S AND DEWPOINTS IN
  THE MID TO UPPER 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...

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.

&&

$$

ILZ100>102-MOZ061-063>065-272130-
/O.CON.KLSX.HT.Y.0006.150727T1700Z-150729T0200Z/
JEFFERSON MO-MADISON IL-MONROE IL-ST. CHARLES MO-ST. CLAIR IL-
ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...EDWARDSVILLE...
ST CHARLES...ST LOUIS
416 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE REACHED DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 110
  DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID
  TO UPPER 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...

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.

&&

$$

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>099-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-042-051-052-059-060-062-072>075-084-085-099-272130-
/O.CON.KLSX.HT.Y.0006.150727T1700Z-150729T0200Z/
ADAMS IL-AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BROWN IL-CALHOUN IL-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-PIKE IL-
PIKE MO-RALLS MO-RANDOLPH IL-REYNOLDS MO-SHELBY MO-
ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-WARREN MO-WASHINGTON IL-
WASHINGTON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWLING GREEN...CHESTER...FARMINGTON...
HANNIBAL...LITCHFIELD...MEXICO...QUINCY...SALEM...UNION...
VANDALIA
416 AM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 9 PM CDT
TUESDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE REACHED DURING THE
  AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 110
  DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MIDDLE TO
  UPPER 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...

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.

&&

$$

TRUETT


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