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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
1145 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-210900-
/O.CON.KPAH.HT.Y.0002.140820T1700Z-140824T0000Z/
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
1145 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

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

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

* TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THEIR HEAT UP THROUGH THE 90S EACH
  AFTERNOON OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL AFTERNOONS AS HIGH PRESSURE
  ALOFT BUILDS INTO AND ACROSS THE NATION`S MIDSECTION. THESE
  TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH RATHER MUGGY CONDITIONS TO
  PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 105 SEVERAL DAYS
  IN A ROW.

* 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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN
305 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...VERY HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID
SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

.A BUILDING UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL COMBINE WITH
A VERY HUMID AIRMASS TO PRODUCE HEAT INDEX READINGS NEAR 105
DEGREES ACROSS MUCH OF THE MID SOUTH THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY
THIS EVENING.

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>003-007-008-010>017-020>024-TNZ001>003-019-020-048>051-088-
089-210000-
/O.CON.KMEG.HT.Y.0002.000000T0000Z-140821T0000Z/
RANDOLPH-CLAY-LAWRENCE-GREENE-CRAIGHEAD-POINSETT-MISSISSIPPI-
CROSS-CRITTENDEN-ST. FRANCIS-LEE AR-PHILLIPS-DUNKLIN-PEMISCOT-
DESOTO-MARSHALL-BENTON MS-TUNICA-TATE-COAHOMA-QUITMAN-PANOLA-
LAFAYETTE-UNION-PONTOTOC-LEE MS-ITAWAMBA-TALLAHATCHIE-YALOBUSHA-
CALHOUN-CHICKASAW-MONROE-LAKE-OBION-WEAKLEY-DYER-GIBSON-
LAUDERDALE-TIPTON-HAYWOOD-CROCKETT-SHELBY-FAYETTE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...POCAHONTAS...PIGGOTT...CORNING...
WALNUT RIDGE...PARAGOULD...JONESBORO...HARRISBURG...BLYTHEVILLE...
WYNNE...WEST MEMPHIS...FORREST CITY...MARIANNA...HELENA...
WEST HELENA...KENNETT...CARUTHERSVILLE...SOUTHAVEN...
OLIVE BRANCH...HOLLY SPRINGS...ASHLAND...TUNICA...SENATOBIA...
CLARKSDALE...MARKS...BATESVILLE...OXFORD...NEW ALBANY...
PONTOTOC...TUPELO...FULTON...CHARLESTON...WATER VALLEY...
COFFEEVILLE...BRUCE...CALHOUN CITY...HOUSTON...OKOLONA...AMORY...
ABERDEEN...TIPTONVILLE...UNION CITY...MARTIN...DRESDEN...
DYERSBURG...HUMBOLDT...MILAN...RIPLEY TN...COVINGTON...
BROWNSVILLE...ALAMO...BARTLETT...GERMANTOWN...COLLIERVILLE...
MEMPHIS...MILLINGTON...SOMERVILLE...OAKLAND
305 PM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* HEAT INDEX READINGS...HEAT INDEX READINGS ARE EXPECTED NEAR 105.

* TIMING...BETWEEN 11 AM CDT AND 7 PM CDT.

* IMPACTS...CAUTION SHOULD BE EXERCISED WHEN OUTDOORS THIS
  AFTERNOON. MAKE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER AND LIMIT THE
  AMOUNT OF TIME SPENT IN THE HEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. 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 LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING
CLOTHING WHEN POSSIBLE AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER. CHECK UP ON
RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS.

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.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
310 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...DANGEROUS HEAT AND HUMIDITY EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF CENTRAL AND
EASTERN MISSOURI AS WELL AS SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS...

.HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA THE REMAINDER OF
THE WEEK AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND. THIS SUMMER HAS BEEN
RELATIVELY COOL...SO THESE HIGH LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL
FEEL OPPRESSIVE. THE LENGTH OF THIS HEAT WAVE WILL MAKE IT
ESPECIALLY DANGEROUS FOR THOSE THAT DO NOT HAVE ACCESS TO AIR
CONDITIONING. ALTHOUGH THE ENTIRE AREA WILL EXPERIENCE THESE HOT
AND HUMID CONDITIONS...THE GREATEST IMPACT WILL BE FELT IN THE
URBAN HEAT ISLAND OF THE ST LOUIS METRO AREA.

ILZ058-059-064-069-070-074-079-098-099-102-MOZ041-042-047>052-
059>062-065-074-075-085-202200-
/O.NEW.KLSX.HT.Y.0003.140820T1800Z-140825T0000Z/
AUDRAIN MO-BOND IL-BOONE MO-CALHOUN IL-CALLAWAY MO-CLINTON IL-
COLE MO-FRANKLIN MO-GASCONADE MO-GREENE IL-JEFFERSON MO-JERSEY IL-
LINCOLN MO-MACOUPIN IL-MADISON MO-MARION IL-MONITEAU MO-MONROE 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...MEXICO...SALEM...ST CHARLES...UNION
310 AM CDT WED AUG 20 2014

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN ST LOUIS HAS ISSUED A HEAT
ADVISORY...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT SUNDAY.

* TIMING...DANGEROUS LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BEGIN ON
  WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...AND WILL CONTINUE FOR THE REST OF THE WEEK
  AND INTO THE UPCOMING WEEKEND.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...UP TO 105 DUE TO TEMPERATURES IN THE MID
  90S...AND DEWPOINTS AROUND 70.

* 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.

&&

$$

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