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Special Statement

Statement as of 3:06 PM CDT on August 19, 2017

Expires 5:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2017


... Afternoon heat indices 100 to 105 degrees Sunday and Monday...

High pressure aloft will build over the region through Monday.
This will lead to increasing heat and humidity across the quad
state region. Southeast Missouri and southern Illinois will
experience the worst conditions with heat index values topping out
from 100 to 105 degrees each afternoon. Isolated showers and
thunderstorms may provide some relief for a few locations, but
most of this region will remain dry both days. Elsewhere, across
southwest Indiana and west Kentucky heat index values will top out
from 95 to 100 degrees each afternoon.

With large numbers of people expected to be outdoors Sunday
through Monday, the potential for heat related illness may
increase, especially for those not accustomed to the typical heat
and humidity of late August.

Be sure to drink plenty of water and find opportunities to keep
cool in the shade, when possible.

The heat should move out of the area later on Tuesday, as showers
and thunderstorms usher in cooler air for the middle of next week.


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Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arkansas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
California - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Special Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Record Report
Hawaii - Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Special Statement
Indiana - Special Statement , Air Quality Alert , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Flash Flood Warning
Kentucky - Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Maryland - Record Report
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Montana - Air Quality Alert
Nebraska - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Special Statement
Nevada -
New Mexico - Flash Flood Watch
New York - Special Statement , Record Report
North Carolina - Record Report
North Dakota - Public Information Statement
Ohio -
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Warning , Air Quality Alert
Pennsylvania -
Puerto Rico - Coastal Hazard Statement
Texas - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Special Statement
Wyoming - Special Statement

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