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Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Paducah KY
230 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

...Dangerous heat expected Wednesday through Sunday...

.A large upper level high will produce a dome of heat and humidity
across the region from Wednesday through Sunday. The combination
of the heat and humidity will produce maximum heat index values
each afternoon around 105 degrees many areas. High temperatures
will be in the mid 90s, and in a few places upper 90s for the
duration.

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Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-Johnson-Pope-
Hardin-Alexander-Pulaski-Massac-Gibson-Pike-Posey-Vanderburgh-
Warrick-Spencer-Fulton-Hickman-Carlisle-Ballard-McCracken-Graves-
Livingston-Marshall-Calloway-Crittenden-Lyon-Trigg-Caldwell-
Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
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, Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville, Evansville,
Boonville, Rockport, Hickman, Clinton, Bardwell, Wickliffe,
Paducah, Mayfield, Smithland, Benton, Murray, Marion, Eddyville,
Cadiz, Princeton, Morganfield, Dixon, Madisonville, Hopkinsville,
Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun, Greenville, Elkton, Perryville,
Marble Hill, Cape Girardeau, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren,
Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston,
and New Madrid
230 PM CDT Mon Jul 17 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued an Excessive
Heat Watch, which is in effect from Wednesday afternoon through
Sunday evening for all of southeast Missouri, southern Illinois,
southwest Indiana and western Kentucky.

* TIMING...Wednesday afternoon through Sunday evening.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...peaking around 105 degrees each afternoon.

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

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous 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.

&&

$$

CN



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