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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
406 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-231000-
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-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-
406 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA...WESTERN KENTUCKY AND SOUTHEAST
MISSOURI.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL TOP OUT IN THE 100 TO 105 RANGE THIS
AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...ISOLATED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE
POSSIBLE TONIGHT OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND NORTHWEST
KENTUCKY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

AFTERNOON HEAT INDICES WILL CONTINUE TO RUN IN THE 100 TO 105
RANGE THROUGH TUESDAY. THIS WILL BE AN ESPECIALLY PROLONGED
PERIOD OF EXCESSIVE HEAT THAT WILL PRODUCE A HAZARD FOR OUTSIDE
ACTIVITIES RANGING FROM HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS TO ONGOING STATE FAIRS
AND FESTIVALS.

ISOLATED NON SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE THIS
WEEKEND OVER PORTIONS OF SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND THE PENNYRILE
REGION OF WESTERN KENTUCKY.

THE BEST CHANCE FOR A BREAK IN THE HEAT WILL COME NEXT WEDNESDAY...
WHEN AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL BRING IN HIGHER THUNDERSTORM
CHANCES. ISOLATED SEVERE STORMS CANNOT BE RULED OUT.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT EXPECTED AT THIS TIME.

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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-222100-
/O.CON.KPAH.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140827T0000Z/
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-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...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...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT TUESDAY.

* EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH
  TUESDAY. THIS IS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT GIVEN ALL THE AREA
  EVENTS...FROM HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND SOCCER GAMES AND
  PRACTICES...TO ONGOING STATE FAIRS.

* TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THEIR HEAT UP WELL INTO THE 90S EACH
  AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. THESE TEMPERATURES WILL
  COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX
  VALUES FROM 100 TO 105 FOR MOST LOCALES. IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE
  ISOLATED LOCATIONS COULD SEE THE HEAT INDEX TOP 105 AT TIMES.

* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL
  CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. TAKE
  EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
  POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
  EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
  HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
  POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS. MAKE SURE OUTSIDE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER.

&&

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