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Heat Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
303 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...DANGEROUS HEAT EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING...

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>044-047>054-056-061>063-066>068-071>073-
281615-
/O.CON.KILX.HT.Y.0003.150728T1800Z-150729T0100Z/
KNOX-STARK-PEORIA-MARSHALL-WOODFORD-FULTON-TAZEWELL-MCLEAN-
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CASS-MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-
SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-COLES-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-
EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...GALESBURG...TOULON...PEORIA...LACON...
EUREKA...CANTON...PEKIN...BLOOMINGTON...NORMAL...RUSHVILLE...
HAVANA...LINCOLN...CLINTON...MONTICELLO...BEARDSTOWN...
PETERSBURG...WINCHESTER...JACKSONVILLE...SPRINGFIELD...
TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...SULLIVAN...CHARLESTON...MATTOON...
SHELBYVILLE...GREENUP...MARSHALL...EFFINGHAM...NEWTON...
ROBINSON...FLORA...OLNEY...LAWRENCEVILLE
303 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

* TEMPERATURE...LOWER 90S ARE EXPECTED ACROSS MOST OF CENTRAL AND
  SOUTHEAST ILLINOIS THIS AFTERNOON...LINGERING THROUGH ABOUT 7
  PM.

* HEAT INDEX...AS DEW POINTS RISE INTO THE MID TO UPPER 70S...
  THIS WILL CREATE DANGEROUS HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110
  DEGREES THIS AFTERNOON...WITH THE HIGHEST VALUES FROM ABOUT
  SPRINGFIELD WEST.

* IMPACTS...HEAT RELATED ILLNESS CAN DEVELOP QUICKLY IN SUCH
  CONDITIONS...ESPECIALLY FOR PEOPLE DOING STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES
  OUTDOORS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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.

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF WATER...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS.

&&

$$
GEELHART




Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
332 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>043-047>053-281100-
CASS-CHRISTIAN-DE WITT-FULTON-KNOX-LOGAN-MACON-MARSHALL-MASON-
MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-PEORIA-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-STARK-
TAZEWELL-WOODFORD-
332 PM CDT MON JUL 27 2015

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM CDT TUESDAY...

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS...NORTH CENTRAL ILLINOIS AND WEST CENTRAL ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TONIGHT

AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE DURING THE PERIOD. SEVERE
STORMS ARE NOT ANTICIPATED.

PEAK AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES APPROACHING 100 ARE LIKELY.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...TUESDAY THROUGH SUNDAY

HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL BUILD ACROSS THE AREA TUESDAY...WITH HEAT
INDEX VALUES EXCEEDING 105 DEGREES.

THE NEXT SIGNIFICANT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL
WEDNESDAY WHEN A COLD FRONT PUSHES THROUGH THE AREA.

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER THROUGH
THE PERIOD...HOWEVER IT SHOULD SUBSIDE AT HENRY AND POINTS NORTH
BY TUESDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$




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