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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
342 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

ILZ027>031-036>038-240000-
/O.CON.KILX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160724T0000Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...TOULON...PEORIA...LACON...
EUREKA...CANTON...PEKIN...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL
342 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS
EVENING...

* TEMPERATURES...TEMPERATURES AROUND 90 THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
  LOWS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S TONIGHT WILL PROVIDE LITTLE RELIEF
  FROM THE HEAT.

* HEAT INDEX...PEAK HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES ARE
  EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON UNTIL 7 PM THIS EVENING. SOME AREAS
  MAY SEE THESE HIGH HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND 105 DEGREES LINGER
  INTO SUNDAY AFTERNOON AS WELL.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES FOR
  PEOPLE WITH PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXPOSURE...OR WITHOUT ACCESS TO
  AIR CONDITIONING. THE ELDERLY...SMALL CHILDREN...AND PETS ARE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER...STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS
SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER WHEN
CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
332 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ027>031-036>038-241100-
FULTON-KNOX-MARSHALL-MCLEAN-PEORIA-STARK-TAZEWELL-WOODFORD-
332 PM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT...WITH THE BETTER CHANCES FROM I-74 NORTH AFTER 6 PM. THE
SEVERE WEATHER THREAT APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME...BUT A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS COULD BECOME STRONG FROM PEORIA NORTH TONIGHT WITH
GUSTY WINDS AND SMALL HAIL WITH A SLIGHT RISK OF SEVERE STORMS
JUST NORTH OF KNOX...STARK AND MARSHALL COUNTIES. THUNDERSTORMS
COULD ALSO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THROUGH SUNSET...WITH PEAK
HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 110 DEGREES THROUGH 7 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH SATURDAY

HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ON SUNDAY...WITH AFTERNOON
HEAT INDICES APPROACHING 105 DEGREES.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SUNDAY
INTO MONDAY MORNING. THERE IS A MARGINAL RISK FOR SEVERE STORMS
SUNDAY...WITH DAMAGING WINDS THE PRIMARY HAZARD. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH
SATURDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION MAY BE NEEDED TONIGHT FOR AREAS FROM CANTON TO
PEORIA TO EL PASO NORTH.

$$



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