CAPE GIRARDEAU County, Missouri
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Weather Alerts: CAPE GIRARDEAU County, Missouri
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Excessive Heat Warning
ILZ092-093-KYZ001>004-MOZ076-086-087-100-107>112-114-290930-
/O.EXT.KPAH.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150730T0000Z/
ALEXANDER-PULASKI-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-PERRY MO-
BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-
SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CAIRO...MOUND CITY...HICKMAN...
CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...
CAPE GIRARDEAU...PIEDMONT...VAN BUREN...DONIPHAN...POPLAR BLUFF...
BLOOMFIELD...SIKESTON...CHARLESTON...NEW MADRID
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
WEDNESDAY...

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE MIDDLE 90S COMBINED WITH
OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE
110 TO 115 DEGREE RANGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND AGAIN WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* A HEAT INDEX OF 110 IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED THE THRESHOLD WHEN
HEAT EFFECTS CAN BECOME EXTREME...MAKING HEAT EXHAUSTION AND
HEAT STROKE A MUCH GREATER CONCERN IF PRECAUTIONS ARE NOT
TAKEN.

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 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. MAKE SURE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF FRESH
WATER.

TAKE EXTRA PRECAUTIONS IF YOU WORK OR SPEND TIME OUTSIDE. WHEN
POSSIBLE...RESCHEDULE STRENUOUS ACTIVITIES TO EARLY MORNING OR
EVENING. KNOW THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF HEAT EXHAUSTION AND HEAT
STROKE. WEAR LIGHT WEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN
POSSIBLE.

&&

$$

Flood Warning
ILC003-077-181-MOC031-157-201-300608-
/O.CON.KPAH.FL.W.0051.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CPGM7.3.ER.150609T1845Z.150703T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
908 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau
* until further notice.
* At 9:00 PM Tuesday the stage was 33.2 feet.
* Flood Stage is 32.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...The River will continue to fall to a stage of 32.5 feet
by Thursday morning.
* Impact...At 32.0 Feet...Minor flooding occurs. The Mississippi
River backs into several creeks producing flooding.

&&

LAT...LON 3769 8959 3732 8963 3723 8959 3725 8941
3744 8934 3769 8935

$$

Special Weather Statement
ILZ084-088-092-093-KYZ001>006-009-MOZ076-087-111-112-290315-
JACKSON-UNION IL-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-
BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-CALLOWAY-PERRY MO-CAPE GIRARDEAU-SCOTT-
MISSISSIPPI-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARBONDALE...JONESBORO...CAIRO...
MOUND CITY...HICKMAN...CLINTON...BARDWELL...WICKLIFFE...PADUCAH...
MAYFIELD...MURRAY...PERRYVILLE...CAPE GIRARDEAU...SIKESTON...
CHARLESTON
825 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...SLOWLY DECREASING THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY THROUGH 10 PM CDT...

A BROKEN LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUE TO MOVE AND
DEVELOP TO THE SOUTHWEST BETWEEN 20 TO 25 MPH THIS EVENING. THE
RAIN WAS MOVING OVER PARTS OF THE PURCHASE AREA OF WEST KENTUCKY
AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS.

ANYWHERE FROM A HALF HOUR TO AN HOUR AHEAD OF THE SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS...A LINE OF GUSTY WINDS RANGING FROM 25 MPH TO
LOCALLY 50 MPH WAS NOTED EARLY THIS EVENING.

AS THE EVENING PROGRESSES...BOTH THE WIND GUSTS AND FORWARD
MOVEMENT OF THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL DECREASE.

SOME LOCATIONS...ESPECIALLY OVER THE PURCHASE AREA OF WEST
KENTUCKY...MAY RECEIVE THREE QUARTERS TO LOCALLY ONE AND A
QUARTER INCHES OF RAIN...BEFORE THE RAIN LESSENS IN COVERAGE AND
INTENSITY.

GIVEN THE WET GROUND AND OTHER FACTORS...SOME TREES AND TREE
LIMBS MAY TOPPLE DUE TO THE GUSTY WINDS.

DANGEROUS LIGHTNING WILL STILL BE A FACTOR...SO STAY INDOORS UNTIL
THE STORMS HAVE WELL MOVED AWAY FROM YOUR AREA.

THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SHOULD GRADUALLY SLOW DOWN AND STALL
OVER PARTS OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHWEST KENTUCKY NEAR THE
MISSISSIPPI RIVER BEFORE 10 AM CDT.

$$

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