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

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NPWPAH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
326 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

ILZ075-080-081-084-085-088-089-092>094-KYZ001>006-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-200930-
/O.CON.KPAH.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-160721T0000Z/
JEFFERSON-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-UNION-JOHNSON-
ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-
MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-
CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...MOUNT VERNON...PINCKNEYVILLE...
WEST FRANKFORT...CARBONDALE...MURPHYSBORO...HERRIN...JONESBORO...
VIENNA...CAIRO...MOUND CITY...METROPOLIS...HICKMAN...CLINTON...
BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD...SYMSONIA...LOWES...
PERRYVILLE...SILVER LAKE...MARBLE HILL...CAPE GIRARDEAU...
JACKSON...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
326 PM CDT TUE JUL 19 2016

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

* THE COMBINATION OF HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S WILL COMBINE
  WITH OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE HEAT INDICES NEAR 105
  DEGREES.

* A HEAT INDEX OF 105 DEGREES OR HIGHER IS CONSIDERED THE LEVEL
  AT WHICH THE BODY BECOMES MORE SUSCEPTIBLE TO HEAT EXHAUSTION
  AND HEAT STROKE.

* THE EXTREME HEAT AND HUMIDITY ARE LIKELY TO CONTINUE THROUGH
  THE END OF THE WEEK...AND INTO THE WEEKEND. AN EXCESSIVE HEAT
  WARNING MAY BE NECESSARY BEYOND WEDNESDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY
OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. MAKE
SURE OUTDOOR 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 AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

&&

$$

DRS



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