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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
354 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

ILZ100-101-MOZ061-063-064-182200-
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MADISON 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
354 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN EXCESS OF 100 DEGREES DUE TO TEMPERATURES
  IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S. HEAT
  INDEX VALUES UP TO 110 ARE POSSIBLE BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>099-102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059-060-062-065-072>075-084-085-099-
182200-
/O.NEW.KLSX.HT.Y.0005.160718T1700Z-160723T0000Z/
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-
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
354 AM CDT MON JUL 18 2016

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT FRIDAY.

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

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...IN EXCESS OF 100 DEGREES DUE TO TEMPERATURES
  IN THE MID TO UPPER 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE MID 70S. HEAT
  INDEX VALUES UP TO 110 ARE POSSIBLE BY THE END OF THE WEEK.

* 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.

&&

$$

CARNEY



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