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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
403 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

ILZ027>029-036-037-041-042-211100-
Fulton-Knox-Logan-Mason-Peoria-Stark-Tazewell-
403 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT SATURDAY...

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of central
Illinois and west central Illinois.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT...

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible late this afternoon into
tonight along and north of I-74. Severe weather is not expected.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...FRIDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...

Hot and humid conditions will prevail through Saturday. Afternoon
heat index values will peak from 105 to 110 degrees each day.

Widely scattered thunderstorms are possible Friday afternoon
through Friday night...with thunderstorms becoming more numerous
late Saturday afternoon into Saturday night as a cold front sinks
into the area. Some of the storms could become severe on
Saturday...with damaging wind gusts, large hail, and torrential
downpours possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated through tonight.

$$



Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Lincoln IL
236 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...Hot and Humid Conditions Persist...

ILZ027>029-036-037-040>042-047>054-061-062-066>068-071>073-210900-
/O.CON.KILX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170723T0100Z/
Knox-Stark-Peoria-Fulton-Tazewell-Schuyler-Mason-Logan-Cass-
Menard-Scott-Morgan-Sangamon-Christian-Macon-Moultrie-Shelby-
Cumberland-Effingham-Jasper-Crawford-Clay-Richland-Lawrence-
Including the cities of Galesburg, Toulon, Peoria, Canton, Pekin,
Rushville, Havana, Lincoln, Beardstown, Petersburg, Winchester,
Jacksonville, Springfield, Taylorville, Decatur, Sullivan,
Shelbyville, Greenup, Effingham, Newton, Robinson, Flora, Olney,
and Lawrenceville
236 PM CDT Thu Jul 20 2017

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

* TEMPERATURE...High temperatures will reach the middle 90s
  through Saturday.

* HEAT INDEX...With dewpoints rising well into the 70s,
  afternoon heat index readings will peak from 105 to 110
  degrees each day.

* IMPACTS...The effects of heat are cumulative, and worsen the
  longer a heat wave lasts. People without access to air
  conditioning, or those that are working or playing outdoors,
  are most likely to be impacted by the heat. Heat exhaustion or
  heat stroke are possible if work or play is too strenuous.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures will occur. The combination of the
heat and high humidity will create a DANGEROUS SITUATION in which
heat illnesses are likely. Drink plenty of fluids, 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.

&&

$$



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