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

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WWUS73 KPAH 250916
NPWPAH

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
416 AM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

...HEAT INDICES 105 TO 110 THIS AFTERNOON...

MOZ100-107>110-114-252030-
/O.NEW.KPAH.HT.Y.0004.150725T1700Z-150726T0000Z/
WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...
POPLAR BLUFF...BLOOMFIELD...NEW MADRID
416 AM CDT SAT JUL 25 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING.

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 90S COMBINED WITH VERY HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 105 TO 110 DEGREE
  RANGE THIS AFTERNOON...GENERALLY ALONG AND WEST OF A LINE FROM
  GREENVILLE TO NEW MADRID MISSOURI.

* 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...

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.

&&

$$

RJP



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