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

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Paducah KY
240 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...Hazardous heat indices expected today...

.A southwest wind flow of hot and very humid air will occur across
the area today.

ILZ075-080-081-084-085-088-089-092>094-KYZ001>006-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-262000-
/O.CON.KPAH.HT.Y.0003.170726T1700Z-170727T0100Z/
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, Perryville, Marble Hill,
Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren, Doniphan,
Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston, and New Madrid
240 AM CDT Wed Jul 26 2017

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 8 PM CDT
THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will be mostly in the mid 90s.
  The peak heat index in the afternoon will generally be around
  105 degrees.

* IMPACTS...Persons who work or spend time outdoors will be at a
  potential risk for heat-related illness. Heat exhaustion or
  heat stroke may occur if precautions are not taken. The very
  young, the elderly, and those without air conditioning are
  especially susceptible to heat related health problems.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is
expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity
will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are
possible. Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned
room...stay out of the sun...and check up on relatives and
neighbors.

To reduce risk during outdoor work...the occupational safety and
health administration recommends scheduling frequent rest breaks
in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone overcome by
heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location. Heat stroke
is an emergency...call 9 1 1.

&&

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