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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
748 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016


ILZ095-096-MOZ018-019-026-027-084-085-099-250200-
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ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-IRON MO-KNOX MO-LEWIS MO-MADISON MO-MARION MO-
REYNOLDS MO-SHELBY MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...HANNIBAL...MOUNT STERLING...QUINCY
748 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS CANCELLED THE
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING.

HEAT INDEX VALUES HAVE FALLEN BACK BELOW DANGEROUS LEVELS AND WILL
CONTINUE TO FALL THROUGH THE NIGHT.

$$

ILZ100>102-MOZ061-063>065-250400-
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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
748 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 105 DEGREES INTO
  THE LATE EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 114 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS AROUND 80.

* 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.

&&

$$

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-097>099-MOZ034>036-041-042-
047>052-059-060-062-072>075-250300-
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AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BOONE MO-CALHOUN IL-CALLAWAY MO-CLINTON IL-
COLE MO-CRAWFORD MO-FAYETTE IL-FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-GREENE IL-
JERSEY IL-LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MARION IL-MONITEAU MO-MONROE MO-
MONTGOMERY IL-MONTGOMERY MO-OSAGE MO-PIKE IL-PIKE MO-RALLS MO-
RANDOLPH IL-SAINT FRANCOIS MO-SAINTE GENEVIEVE MO-WARREN MO-
WASHINGTON IL-WASHINGTON MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BOWLING GREEN...CENTRALIA...CHESTER...
COLUMBIA...FARMINGTON...FULTON...JEFFERSON CITY...LITCHFIELD...
MEXICO...PITTSFIELD...SALEM...SPARTA...SULLIVAN...UNION...
VANDALIA...WASHINGTON
748 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TIMING...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL REMAIN ABOVE 105 DEGREES UNTIL
  LATE THIS EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 115 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS AROUND 80.

* 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 WARNING AREA ARE ADVISED TO AVOID
POORLY VENTILATED AREAS AND PROLONGED WORK IN THE SUN. USE AIR
CONDITIONING IN YOUR HOUSE OR APARTMENT IF IT IS WORKING
CORRECTLY. IF YOU DO NOT HAVE AIR CONDITIONING...KEEP YOUR HOUSE
OR APARTMENT WELL VENTILATED WITH FANS...AND TRY TO SPEND SOME
TIME IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENT TO GIVE YOUR BODY A BREAK
FROM THE HEAT.

&&

$$

GOSSELIN



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