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INZ086-290500-
VANDERBURGH-
INCLUDING THE CITY OF...EVANSVILLE
1049 AM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT CDT THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE EVANSVILLE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY...THE VANDERBURGH
COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT AND THE INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL
MANAGEMENT HAVE ISSUED AN PARTICULATE ALERT...IN EFFECT UNTIL
MIDNIGHT CDT THURSDAY NIGHT.

A CODE ORANGE AIR QUALITY ALERT FOR PARTICULATES HAS BEEN ISSUED. AMBIENT
CONCENTRATIONS OF FINE PARTICULATE MATTER MAY REACH OR EXCEED THE
LEVEL OF THE NATIONAL AMBIENT AIR QUALITY STANDARDS FOR
PARTICULATES.

THE OUTDOOR PARTICULATE CONCENTRATION OF FINE PARTICULATE MATTER
OF 2.5 MICROMETERS IN DIAMETER OR LESS MAY REACH THE UNHEALTHY
CATEGORY FOR SENSITIVE GROUPS OF PEOPLE.

PEOPLE CONSIDERED MOST SENSITIVE TO PARTICULATE MATTER INCLUDE
CHILDREN...TEENAGERS...OLDER ADULTS...AND THOSE WITH HEART OR
LUNG DISEASE. FOR PEOPLE WITH HEART DISEASE...SHORT TERM
EXPOSURES HAVE BEEN LINKED TO HEART ATTACKS AND ARRHYTHMIA`S.
HEALTHY CHILDREN AND ADULTS HAVE NOT REPORTED TO SUFFER SERIOUS
EFFECTS FROM SHORT TERM EXPOSURE...ALTHOUGH THEY MAY EXPERIENCE
TEMPORARY MINOR IRRITATION WHEN PARTICLE LEVELS ARE ELEVATED.

PARTICULATE CONCENTRATION CAN BE HIGH ANYTIME OF THE DAY OR NIGHT.

TO MINIMIZE HEALTH EFFECTS...REDUCE PROLONGED AND HEAVY EXERTION.
IT IS OK TO BE ACTIVE OUTSIDE...BUT TAKE MORE BREAK AND DO LESS
INTENSE ACTIVITIES. WATCH FOR SYMPTOMS SUCH AS COUGHING OR
SHORTNESS OF BREATH. FOR PEOPLE WITH ASTHMA...FOLLOW YOUR ACTION
PLAN AND KEEP QUICK RELIEF MEDICINE NEARBY. FOR PEOPLE WITH HEART
DISEASE...CONTACT YOUR HEALTH PROVIDER IF YOU EXPERIENCE SYMPTOMS
SUCH AS SHORTNESS OF BREATH...PALPITATIONS...OR UNUSUAL FATIGUE.

NO OPEN BURNING IS ALLOWED DURING PARTICULATE ALERTS.

$$


Hazardous Weather Outlook


HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
916 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

KYZ044-050>052-058>060-104-106>112-119-120-281100-
FLEMING-MONTGOMERY-BATH-ROWAN-ESTILL-POWELL-MENIFEE-ELLIOTT-MORGAN-
JOHNSON-WOLFE-MAGOFFIN-FLOYD-LEE-BREATHITT-MARTIN-PIKE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...FLEMINGSBURG...MOUNT STERLING...
OWINGSVILLE...MOREHEAD...IRVINE...STANTON...FRENCHBURG...
SANDY HOOK...WEST LIBERTY...PAINTSVILLE...CAMPTON...SALYERSVILLE...
PRESTONSBURG...BEATTYVILLE...JACKSON...INEZ...PIKEVILLE
916 PM EDT WED AUG 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF EASTERN KENTUCKY.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT.

THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.

THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AT TIMES FROM FRIDAY THROUGH TUESDAY.
THEY MAY PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
TUESDAY...WHICH COULD CAUSE STREAMS...DITCHES AND LOW WATER CROSSINGS
TO RUN FULL.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED AT THIS TIME.

$$

GEOGERIAN/HAL

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
310 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

ILZ042>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-281100-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-CLARK-CLAY-COLES-CRAWFORD-CUMBERLAND-
DE WITT-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-LAWRENCE-LOGAN-MACON-
MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-PIATT-RICHLAND-SANGAMON-SCOTT-SHELBY-
VERMILION-
310 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...EAST CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED OVERNIGHT AS A FRONT STALLS
OUT ACROSS THE AREA. A FEW OF THE STORMS COULD PRODUCE GUSTY
WINDS, HAIL, AND HEAVY RAINFALL.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

THUNDERSTORM CHANCES ARE FORECAST FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON, FRIDAY
NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY, AND MONDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

HJS

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
309 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-282015-
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-
309 PM CDT WED AUG 27 2014

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

.DAY ONE...THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT

THE HEAT ADVISORY CONTINUES THROUGH 7 PM. AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX
VALUES WILL TOP OUT IN THE 100 TO 105 DEGREE RANGE.

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE JUST ABOUT
ANYWHERE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. WHILE A FEW STRONG
STORMS CERTAINLY CANNOT BE RULED OUT DURING THIS TIME...THE MAIN
CONCERNS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND LIGHTNING.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...THURSDAY THROUGH TUESDAY

ISOLATED TO WIDELY SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE OVER ALL
OR PART OF THE OUTLOOK AREA FROM THURSDAY THROUGH NEXT TUESDAY.
WHILE A FEW STRONG STORMS CERTAINLY CANNOT BE RULED OUT DURING
THIS TIME...THE MAIN CONCERNS WILL BE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND
LIGHTNING. A FEW STORMS...MAINLY DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS...MAY
APPROACH SEVERE LIMITS WITH STRONG WIND GUSTS AND HAIL...ON
SATURDAY AND AGAIN NEXT TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

$$

JP

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