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Hazardous Weather Outlook

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
406 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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100-107>112-114-180915-
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-
406 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

There is a chance of thunderstorms today and tonight, mainly over
southeast Missouri and southwest Kentucky. The timing of the
strongest storms appears to be during the afternoon and early
evening hours. The primary hazard will be very heavy rainfall. A
few storms may briefly pulse up to severe levels, with strong
winds and hail.

The heat index will reach or exceed 100 degrees in many areas this
afternoon outside of thunderstorm activity.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Thursday through Tuesday

An Excessive Heat Watch is in effect for Thursday through Sunday.
Heat indices may reach 105 to 110 degrees each afternoon. Please
refer to the heat watch product for more details.

There is a chance of thunderstorms Sunday through Monday. Some of
the storms may be strong.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

MY/08



Special Weather Statement

SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
354 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-172100-
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-
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, 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, JACKSON, PIEDMONT, VAN BUREN,
DONIPHAN, POPLAR BLUFF, BLOOMFIELD, SIKESTON, CHARLESTON,
AND NEW MADRID
354 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...Heat Index Will Reach or Exceed 100 This Afternoon...

High temperatures today are forecast to be around 90 degrees. Very
high humidity levels will contribute to potentially hazardous heat
indices around 100 degrees this afternoon. Over southeast
Missouri, heat indices may reach 105 degrees for a short time,
before thunderstorms bring some relief.

Heat will continue to build Thursday into the weekend. An
Excessive Heat Watch is in effect for that time period.

Stay hydrated during this upcoming heat wave by drinking plenty
of fluids. Take frequent rest breaks in the shade if you must work
outdoors, or reschedule strenuous activity for a cooler time of
day.

$$

York



Excessive Heat Watch

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Paducah KY
309 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

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100-107>112-114-171615-
/O.CON.KPAH.EH.A.0001.190718T1700Z-190722T0000Z/
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-
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, 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, Jackson, Piedmont, Van Buren,
Doniphan, Poplar Bluff, Bloomfield, Sikeston, Charleston,
and New Madrid
309 AM CDT Wed Jul 17 2019

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...maximum afternoon heat index values from around
  105 to 110 degrees will be possible Thursday through Sunday.

* IMPACTS...an increased risk of heat exhaustion or heat stroke to
  those engaging in strenuous outdoor activities. Those without
  air conditioning will be at risk. Car interiors will reach
  lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes. The extended period
  of high heat and humidity will worsen the effects of heat
  stress, with little relief anticipated at night.


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

An Excessive Heat Watch means that a prolonged period of hot
temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and
high humidity will combine to create a dangerous situation in
which heat illnesses are possible.

Drink plenty of fluids...stay in an air-conditioned room...stay
out of the sun...and check up on relatives and neighbors.

Never leave pets, children or the elderly unattended in parked
vehicles.

&&

$$



Flood Warning

Flood Statement
National Weather Service Paducah Kentucky
722 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

...The flood warning continues for the following rivers in
Illinois...Missouri...

  Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau and at Thebes

.Flooding continues on the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau and
Thebes. At Cape Girardeau, the river has fallen into minor flood stage,
but it is forecast to remain above flood stage until further notice.
At Thebes, the river is forecast to fall below flood stage July 25.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

Never drive cars...trucks or sport utility vehicles through flooded
areas. The water may be too deep to allow safe passage. Never allow
children to play in or near flood waters. Stay tuned to NOAA Weather
Radio or your local media for further statements and possible updated
forecasts.

Additional information is available at
http://www.crh.noaa.gov/ahps2/index.php?wfo=pah /lower case/

&&

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/CPGM7.3.ER.190313T1210Z.190611T0530Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
722 PM CDT Tue Jul 16 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
  the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At  7:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 37.0 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 36.5 feet
  by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 36.0 Feet...The flood gate on Themis Street closes.

&&

LAT...LON 3769 8959 3769 8935 3744 8934 3725 8941
      3723 8959 3732 8963

$$



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