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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 3:01 AM CDT on July 24, 2016

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 24, 2016


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT this
evening...

The excessive heat warning... issued by the National Weather
Service in Paducah Kentucky... will continue until 8 PM CDT this
Sunday evening for all of southeast Missouri... southern Illinois
and The Purchase area of west Kentucky.

* The combination of high temperatures in the middle 90s will
combine with oppressive humidity to produce heat indices from
105 to 110 degrees.

* The impact of a heat index of 105 degrees or higher is
considered the level at which the body becomes more susceptible
to heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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

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.





Weather Severe Map
Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Areal Flood Advisory , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Arkansas - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
California - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Record Report
Colorado - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory
Florida - Special Statement
Georgia - Special Statement
Hawaii - Tropical Storm Warning , High Surf Advisory, Flash Flood Watch , Flash Flood Watch
Illinois - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Indiana - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning , Heat Advisory
Kansas - Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Severe Thunderstorm Watch , Excessive Heat Warning
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Louisiana - Record Report
Maine - Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Beach Hazard Statement , Record Report
Mississippi - Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Missouri - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement
Nebraska - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
New Hampshire - Public Information Statement
New Jersey - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
New Mexico - Flash Flood Warning , Record Report
New York - Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
North Carolina - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement
Pennsylvania - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Watch / Flood Statement , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Tennessee - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Texas - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Weather Statement , Record Report
Vermont - Public Information Statement
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement
West Virginia - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Heat Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Public Information Statement
Wyoming - Fire Weather Watch , Special Statement

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