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

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WWUS73 KLSX 230840
NPWLSX

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
340 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILZ100-101-MOZ063-064-232300-
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MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...EDWARDSVILLE...ST LOUIS
340 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
MONDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT WAVE TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 110 DEGREES DURING EACH AFTERNOON.

* 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-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-JEFFERSON MO-JERSEY IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON MO-MARION IL-MARION MO-
MONITEAU MO-MONROE IL-MONROE MO-MONTGOMERY IL-MONTGOMERY MO-
OSAGE MO-PIKE IL-PIKE MO-RALLS MO-RANDOLPH IL-REYNOLDS MO-
SHELBY MO-ST. CHARLES MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-
WARREN MO-WASHINGTON IL-WASHINGTON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWLING GREEN...CHESTER...COLUMBIA...
FARMINGTON...HANNIBAL...JEFFERSON CITY...LITCHFIELD...MEXICO...
QUINCY...SALEM...ST CHARLES...UNION...VANDALIA
340 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT MONDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 107 DURING EACH AFTERNOON.

* 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.

&&

$$

BYRD




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