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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-231200-
GREENE IL-MACOUPIN IL-MONTGOMERY IL-BOND IL-FAYETTE IL-CLINTON IL-
MARION IL-WASHINGTON IL-RANDOLPH IL-ADAMS IL-BROWN IL-PIKE IL-
CALHOUN IL-JERSEY IL-MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-MONROE IL-KNOX MO-
LEWIS MO-SHELBY MO-MARION MO-MONROE MO-RALLS MO-PIKE MO-BOONE MO-
AUDRAIN MO-MONITEAU MO-COLE MO-OSAGE MO-CALLAWAY MO-MONTGOMERY MO-
LINCOLN MO-GASCONADE MO-WARREN MO-ST. CHARLES MO-FRANKLIN MO-
ST. LOUIS MO-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-JEFFERSON MO-CRAWFORD MO-
WASHINGTON MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-STE. GENEVIEVE MO-IRON MO-
MADISON MO-REYNOLDS MO-
329 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN AND
CENTRAL MISSOURI AS WELL AS WEST CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FOR THE ST. LOUIS
METROPOLITAN AREA. TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 90S AND HIGH HUMIDITY
LEVELS WILL LEAD TO HEAT INDICES BETWEEN 105 AND 110 THIS
AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING.

ELSEWHERE, TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S WILL COMBINE
WITH HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO 105
DEGREES.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS
EVENING NORTH OF INTERSTATE 70. THE GREATEST CHANCES WILL BE
ACROSS NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SATURDAY THROUGH THURSDAY

THE HEAT WAVE WILL CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST SUNDAY WITH
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE TO UPPER 90S AND HEAT INDEX
VALUES RANGING FROM 100 TO 110 DEGREES. PLEASE REFER TO THE
SPECIFIC HEAT ADVISORY AND WARNING PRODUCTS FOR DETAILED
INFORMATION.

THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED TONIGHT.

$$

CVKING




Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
319 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-098-099-102-MOZ041-042-047>052-
059>062-065-074-075-085-222300-
/O.CON.KLSX.HT.Y.0003.000000T0000Z-140825T0000Z/
AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BOONE MO-CALHOUN IL-CALLAWAY MO-CLINTON IL-
COLE MO-FAYETTE IL-FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-GREENE IL-
JEFFERSON MO-JERSEY IL-LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON MO-
MARION IL-MONITEAU MO-MONROE IL-MONTGOMERY IL-MONTGOMERY MO-
OSAGE MO-RANDOLPH IL-ST. CHARLES MO-ST. FRANCOIS MO-
STE. GENEVIEVE MO-WARREN MO-WASHINGTON IL-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CHESTER...COLUMBIA...FARMINGTON...
JEFFERSON CITY...LITCHFIELD...MEXICO...SALEM...ST CHARLES...
UNION...VANDALIA
319 AM CDT FRI AUG 22 2014

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

* TIMING...DANGEROUS LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL CONTINUE
  THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...100 TO 107 DURING EACH AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL LIKELY 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 CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER
  OF MINUTES. BEAT THE HEAT... CHECK THE BACKSEAT! NEVER LEAVE
  CHILDREN OR PETS UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A
  MINUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO THE EARLY MORNING
OR EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
HEAT STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

TO REDUCE RISK DURING OUTDOOR WORK...THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND
HEALTH ADMINISTRATION RECOMMENDS SCHEDULING FREQUENT REST BREAKS
IN SHADED OR AIR CONDITIONED ENVIRONMENTS. ANYONE OVERCOME BY
HEAT SHOULD BE MOVED TO A COOL AND SHADED LOCATION. HEAT STROKE
IS AN EMERGENCY. CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY.

&&

$$

CVKING





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