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Excessive Heat Warning

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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/O.EXT.KPAH.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-170724T0000Z/
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-Johnson-Pope-
Hardin-Alexander-Pulaski-Massac-Fulton-Hickman-Carlisle-Ballard-
McCracken-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, 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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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
911 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

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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-
911 AM CDT Fri Jul 21 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Heat Advisory remains in effect today and tonight. Heat index
values will peak between 105 and 110 degrees this afternoon. The
heat index will remain above 80 tonight.

Isolated thunderstorms are possible late this afternoon over
southwest Indiana, the Wabash Valley of southern Illinois, and
northwest Kentucky. Any storms would have the potential to produce
gusty winds and locally heavy downpours.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Saturday through Thursday

The Heat Advisory remains in effect through Sunday. Afternoon heat
indices will peak from 105 to 110 Saturday, and from 100 to 105
degrees Sunday.

There is a small chance of thunderstorms from Saturday night
through the middle of next week. Lightning, locally heavy rain,
and gusty winds will be the main hazards.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated.

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