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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
340 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

MOZ041-047>050-281000-
/O.UPG.KLSX.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150729T0200Z/
/O.NEW.KLSX.EH.W.0001.150727T2040Z-150729T0200Z/
BOONE MO-CALLAWAY MO-COLE MO-MONITEAU MO-OSAGE MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...COLUMBIA...JEFFERSON CITY
340 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT TUESDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT TUESDAY. THE
HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE REACHED DURING
  THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING HOURS TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE NEAR 110 DEGREES
  DUE TO HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 90S...AND DEWPOINTS IN THE
  MID TO UPPER 70S.

* 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.

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.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
406 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-281130-
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-
406 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

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

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED THIS EVENING. EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNINGS AND HEAT ADVISORIES IS IN EFFECT FOR THE ENTIRE
FORECAST AREA.

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVER THE AREA THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING. A FEW STRONG STORMS ARE POSSIBLE WITH GUSTY
WINDS...HAIL AND HEAVY DOWNPOURS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO TUESDAY
EVENING. EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNINGS AND HEAT ADVISORIES WILL REMAIN
IN EFFECT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ON TUESDAY...AND THESE
STORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE SEVERE. HOWEVER...A COLD FRONT
MOVING INTO NORTHERN MISSOURI MAY BRING STRONG TO SEVERE STORMS TO
NORTHEAST MISSOURI AND PARTS OF WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS LATE TUESDAY
NIGHT.

A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE ACROSS THE ENTIRE AREA ON
WEDNESDAY AS THE COLD FRONT SWEEPS THROUGH THE MID-MISSISSIPPI
VALLEY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS POSSIBLE EARLY THIS EVENING.

$$

BRITT



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