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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Paducah KY
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 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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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
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...
...HEAT ADVISORY IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has cancelled the Heat
Advisory. An Excessive Heat Warning has replaced the Heat
Advisory. This warning includes southern Illinois, southeast
Missouri, and extreme western Kentucky from Paducah west.

* TIMING...Through Sunday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat indices will range from 110 to 115
  degrees again on Saturday afternoon. On Sunday, heat indices
  will peak between 100 and 110, depending on clouds and possible
  thunderstorms. In addition, overnight lows will be only in the
  mid 70s.

* TEMPERATURE...Actual high temperatures will be in the mid 90s
  Saturday, and the lower 90s Sunday.

* Impacts...The combination of hot temperatures and high
  humidity will lead to an increased 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...

Young children and pets should never be left unattended in
vehicles under any circumstances. This is especially true during
warm or hot weather when car interiors can reach lethal
temperatures in a matter of minutes.

&&

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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
243 PM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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

This Heat Advisory includes southwest Indiana and most of western
Kentucky east of a Paducah to Fulton line.

* TIMING...through Sunday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat indices will range from 105 to 110
  degrees Saturday afternoon. On Sunday, anticipated thunderstorm
  activity should limit heat indices to between 100 and 105. In
  addition, overnight lows will be only in the mid 70s.

* IMPACTS...The combination of hot temperatures and high
  humidity will lead to an increased 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...

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.

&&

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