Non-Precipitation Warnings / Watches / Advisories
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Paducah KY
324 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...Dangerous levels of heat and humidity to continue through the
weekend...

.A large upper level high will be slow to break down through the
weekend, resulting in persistent heat and humidity.

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Gibson-Pike-Posey-Vanderburgh-Warrick-Spencer-Graves-Livingston-
Marshall-Calloway-Crittenden-Lyon-Trigg-Caldwell-Union KY-Webster-
Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-Muhlenberg-Todd-
Including the cities of Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville,
Evansville, Boonville, Rockport, Mayfield, Smithland, Benton,
Murray, Marion, Eddyville, Cadiz, Princeton, Morganfield, Dixon,
Madisonville, Hopkinsville, Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun,
Greenville, and Elkton
324 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday. The Heat
Advisory is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...through Sunday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat indices will be around 110 degrees
  this afternoon most areas. Some locales may reach as high as
  115. On Sunday, peak indices will range from 100 to 110
  degrees.A slight chance of thunderstorms and some added cloud
  cover may hold heat index values down in some areas Sunday.

* IMPACTS...The combination of the persistent hot temperatures and
  high humidity results in a high risk of heat-related 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to 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.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

&&

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Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-Johnson-Pope-
Hardin-Alexander-Pulaski-Massac-Fulton-Hickman-Carlisle-Ballard-
McCracken-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
Including the cities of Mount Vernon, Fairfield, Albion,
Mount Carmel, Pinckneyville, West Frankfort, McLeansboro, Carmi,
Carbondale, Murphysboro, Herrin, Harrisburg, Shawneetown,
Jonesboro, Vienna, Golconda, Elizabethtown, Cairo, Mound City,
Metropolis, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe, Paducah,
Perryville, Marble Hill, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont,
Van Buren, Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston,
Charleston, and New Madrid
324 AM CDT Sat Jul 22 2017

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

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued an Excessive
Heat Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday. The Heat
Advisory is no longer in effect.

* TIMING...through Sunday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat indices will be around 110 degrees
  this afternoon most areas. Some locales may reach as high as
  115. On Sunday, peak indices will range from 100 to 110 degrees.
  A slight chance of thunderstorms and some added cloud cover may
  hold heat index values down in some areas Sunday.

* IMPACTS...The combination of the persistent hot temperatures and
  high humidity results in a high risk of heat-related 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.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Take extra precautions...if you work or spend time outside. When
possible...reschedule strenuous activities to 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.

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of hot
temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a dangerous
situation in which heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of
fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay out of the sun...
and check up on relatives and neighbors.

&&

$$



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