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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
1002 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016


ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-097>099-MOZ034>036-041-042-
047>052-059-060-062-072>075-250415-
/O.EXP.KLSX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0300Z/
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
1002 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING HAS EXPIRED...

HEAT INDEX VALUES HAVE DROPPED BACK BELOW DANGEROUS LEVELS AND
WILL CONTINUE TO DROP THROUGHOUT THE REST OF THE NIGHT.

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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
1002 PM CDT SUN JUL 24 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS 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 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS NEAR 80 DEGREES.

* 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.

&&

$$

GOSSELIN



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