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Excessive Heat Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
331 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...DANGEROUS HEAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...

ILZ040>057-061>063-066>068-071>073-231700-
/O.CON.KILX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-160725T0000Z/
SCHUYLER-MASON-LOGAN-DE WITT-PIATT-CHAMPAIGN-VERMILION-CASS-
MENARD-SCOTT-MORGAN-SANGAMON-CHRISTIAN-MACON-MOULTRIE-DOUGLAS-
COLES-EDGAR-SHELBY-CUMBERLAND-CLARK-EFFINGHAM-JASPER-CRAWFORD-
CLAY-RICHLAND-LAWRENCE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...RUSHVILLE...HAVANA...LINCOLN...
CLINTON...MONTICELLO...CHAMPAIGN...URBANA...DANVILLE...
BEARDSTOWN...PETERSBURG...WINCHESTER...JACKSONVILLE...
SPRINGFIELD...TAYLORVILLE...DECATUR...SULLIVAN...TUSCOLA...
CHARLESTON...MATTOON...PARIS...SHELBYVILLE...GREENUP...MARSHALL...
EFFINGHAM...NEWTON...ROBINSON...FLORA...OLNEY...LAWRENCEVILLE
331 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
SUNDAY...

* TEMPERATURES...HIGHS AROUND 90 ARE EXPECTED FROM THIS
  AFTERNOON WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S SATURDAY AND
  SUNDAY. LITTLE RELIEF IS EXPECTED AT NIGHT...WITH LOWS ONLY IN
  THE MID TO UPPER 70S TONIGHT AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

* HEAT INDEX...PEAK AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 105 TO 110
  DEGREES TODAY AND SUNDAY AFTERNOON...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER VALUES
  OF 110 TO 115 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS...THERE IS A HIGH RISK OF HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES FOR
  PEOPLE WITH PROLONGED OUTDOOR EXPOSURE...OR WITHOUT ACCESS TO
  AIR CONDITIONING. THE ELDERLY...SMALL CHILDREN...AND PETS ARE
  ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF
DANGEROUSLY HOT TEMPERATURES WILL OCCUR. THE COMBINATION OF HOT
TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS
SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE LIKELY. DRINK PLENTY OF
WATER...STAY IN AN AIR CONDITIONED ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...
AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG CHILDREN AND PETS
SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES UNDER ANY
CIRCUMSTANCES. THIS IS ESPECIALLY TRUE DURING HOT WEATHER WHEN
CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF
MINUTES.

&&

$$



Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
554 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

ILZ040>057-061-062-066-241100-
CASS-CHAMPAIGN-CHRISTIAN-COLES-CUMBERLAND-DE WITT-DOUGLAS-EDGAR-
EFFINGHAM-LOGAN-MACON-MASON-MENARD-MORGAN-MOULTRIE-PIATT-SANGAMON-
SCHUYLER-SCOTT-SHELBY-VERMILION-
554 AM CDT SAT JUL 23 2016

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

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

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE TODAY. THE THREAT OF SEVERE
STORMS APPEARS LOW AT THIS TIME. HOWEVER A FEW THUNDERSTORMS COULD
PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING.

HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR THROUGH SUNSET WITH PEAK HEAT
INDICES OF 103 TO 110 DEGREES THROUGH 7 PM.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...SUNDAY THROUGH FRIDAY

VERY HOT AND HUMID WEATHER WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY... WITH AFTERNOON
HEAT INDICES OF 103 TO 110 DEGREES.

ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE SATURDAY
THROUGH MONDAY. THE THREAT OF SEVERE WEATHER IS LOW DURING THAT
TIME BUT WINDS GUSTS TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE. LOCALLY HEAVY
RAINFALL AND FREQUENT LIGHTNING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE.

ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED FROM WEDNESDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$




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