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Hazardous Weather Outlook

HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
546 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

ILZ027>031-036>038-040>044-047>053-291115-
CASS-CHRISTIAN-DE WITT-FULTON-KNOX-LOGAN-MACON-MARSHALL-MASON-
MCLEAN-MENARD-MORGAN-PEORIA-PIATT-SANGAMON-SCHUYLER-SCOTT-STARK-
TAZEWELL-WOODFORD-
546 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF CENTRAL
ILLINOIS.

.DAY ONE...TODAY AND TONIGHT

HEAT INDEX VALUES TODAY WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 110 DEGREES... WITH
THE HIGHEST VALUES FROM ABOUT SPRINGFIELD WESTWARD.

ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...
ALTHOUGH BETTER CHANCES OF STORMS WILL OCCUR OVERNIGHT. SEVERE
STORMS ARE CURRENTLY NOT ANTICIPATED...ALTHOUGH SOME OF THE STORMS
MAY CONTAIN STRONGER WIND GUSTS AND HEAVY RAIN. THIS IS MOST
LIKELY NORTHWEST OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

ANY LINGERING THUNDERSTORMS WILL END BY MIDDAY WEDNESDAY...BUT
SEVERE WEATHER IS NOT ANTICIPATED.

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

FLOODING WILL CONTINUE ALONG MUCH OF THE ILLINOIS RIVER THROUGH
THE PERIOD...ALTHOUGH IT HAS FINALLY SUBSIDED FROM AROUND HENRY
NORTHWARD.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

SPOTTER ACTIVATION IS NOT ANTICIPATED THROUGH TONIGHT.

$$



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





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