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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...OPPRESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO LAST THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

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JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-UNION IL-JOHNSON-MASSAC-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...JONESBORO...
VIENNA...METROPOLIS...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY. THE
HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S COMBINED WITH
  OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND
  110 DEGREES LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* A HEAT INDEX OF 110 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD WHEN
  HEAT EFFECTS CAN BECOME EXTREME...MAKING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
  HEAT STROKE A MUCH GREATER CONCERN IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL 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. MAKE SURE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF FRESH
WATER.

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.

&&

$$

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ALEXANDER-PULASKI-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-PERRY MO-
BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-
SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAIRO...MOUND CITY...HICKMAN...
CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S COMBINED WITH
  OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE
  110 TO 115 DEGREE RANGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON.

* A HEAT INDEX OF 110 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD WHEN
  HEAT EFFECTS CAN BECOME EXTREME...MAKING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
  HEAT STROKE A MUCH GREATER CONCERN IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
  TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL 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. MAKE SURE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF FRESH
WATER.

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.

&&

$$

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290930-
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JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-SALINE-GALLATIN-POPE-HARDIN-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-
TRIGG-CALDWELL-UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-
DAVIESS-MCLEAN-MUHLENBERG-TODD-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...FAIRFIELD...ALBION...
MOUNT CARMEL...PINCKNEYVILLE...WEST FRANKFORT...MCLEANSBORO...
CARMI...HARRISBURG...SHAWNEETOWN...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...
FORT BRANCH...PETERSBURG...POSEYVILLE...EVANSVILLE...BOONVILLE...
ROCKPORT...SMITHLAND...BENTON...MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...
CADIZ...PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...
HOPKINSVILLE...HENDERSON...OWENSBORO...CALHOUN...GREENVILLE...
ELKTON
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH OPPRESSIVE
  HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 110
  DEGREE RANGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN ON WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON. THE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT GENERALLY ALONG AND EAST OF
  A LINE FROM MOUNT VERNON ILLINOIS TO THE LAND BETWEEN THE LAKES
  AREA. WEST OF THIS LINE AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS IN EFFECT
  TODAY. PLEASE REFER TO THE WARNING FOR ADDITIONAL DETAILS.

* A HEAT INDEX OF 105 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD
  WHERE THE BODY BEGINS TO SUCCUMB TO THE EFFECTS OF THE HEAT...
  MAKING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT STROKE A GREATER CONCERN IF
  PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT TAKEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
HUMIDITY LEVELS ARE EXPECTED. THIS COMBINATION WILL CREATE A
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. IF YOU WORK OR
PLAN TO SPEND MUCH TIME OUTSIDE...TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS AND DRINK
PLENTY OF FLUIDS. IF POSSIBLE...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ENVIRONMENT...STAY OUT OF THE SUN AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE...AND CHECK
UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$



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