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Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 12:01 PM CDT on July 23, 2017

Expires 8:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2017


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 7 PM CDT this
evening...

The National Weather Service in Paducah continues the excessive
heat warning through 7 PM for areas south of a line from Cape
Girardeau Missouri to Paducah and Madisonville Kentucky.

* Timing... through early this evening.

* Heat index values... peak heat indices today will reach between
101 and 107 degrees at most locations. However, scattered
thunderstorms and increasing cloud cover may bring heat index
values down in some areas.

* Impacts... the combination of the persistent hot temperatures
and high humidity results in a high risk of heat-related
illness. The very Young, the elderly, those without air
conditioning, and those participating in strenuous outdoor
activities will be the most susceptible. Also, car interiors
will reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes.

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.




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Alaska - High Surf Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Wind Advisory , High Wind Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Arizona - Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Arkansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement
California - Heat Advisory , Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Air Quality Alert , Beach Hazard Statement
Colorado - Record Report
Connecticut - Coastal Flood Advisory
Delaware - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
District of Columbia - Public Information Statement
Florida - Coastal Hazard Statement , Record Report
Georgia - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Watch
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Record Report
Indiana - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch , Special Statement
Iowa - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Warning, Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Kentucky - Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Record Report
Louisiana - Areal Flood Advisory
Maine - Coastal Flood Advisory
Maryland - Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Michigan - Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement, Beach Hazard Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Public Information Statement
Missouri - Flood Watch , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Montana - Dense Smoke Advisory , Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Watch
Nevada - Fire Weather Warning
New Hampshire - Coastal Flood Advisory
New Jersey - Coastal Flood Advisory , Public Information Statement
New Mexico - Areal Flood Advisory
New York - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Flood Warning, Lakeshore Flood Warning, Beach Hazard Statement , Coastal Flood Advisory , Coastal Flood Statement , Special Statement , Beach Hazard Statement
North Carolina - Severe Thunderstorm Warning , Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Beach Hazard Statement , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Ohio - Flood Warning , Flash Flood Watch
Oklahoma - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Oregon - Fire Weather Watch, Fire Weather Warning , Fire Weather Warning, Fire Weather Watch , Fire Weather Watch
Pennsylvania - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement
Puerto Rico - Flood Watch, Areal Flood Advisory
South Carolina - Heat Advisory
Tennessee - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Texas - Coastal Hazard Statement , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Virginia - Flash Flood Watch , Heat Advisory
Washington - Fire Weather Warning
West Virginia - Flash Flood Watch
Wisconsin - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Warning , Flood Watch , Special Statement , Public Information Statement

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