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Excessive Heat Warning
ILZ084-085-088-089-094-KYZ005-006-290930-
/O.UPG.KPAH.HT.Y.0005.000000T0000Z-150729T0200Z/
/O.EXB.KPAH.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150730T0000Z/
JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-UNION IL-JOHNSON-MASSAC-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...JONESBORO...
VIENNA...METROPOLIS...PADUCAH...MAYFIELD
341 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE
HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT WEDNESDAY. THE
HEAT ADVISORY IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S COMBINED WITH
OPPRESSIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES AROUND
110 DEGREES 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-MOC031-157-201-291844-
/O.EXT.KPAH.FL.W.0051.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/CPGM7.3.ER.150609T1845Z.150703T0600Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
944 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
the Mississippi River at Cape Girardeau.
* until further notice.
* At 9:30 AM Tuesday the stage was 33.5 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 32.9 feet
by Wednesday 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

$$

Flood Warning
ILC077-157-MOC157-186-291533-
/O.EXT.KLSX.FL.W.0031.000000T0000Z-150803T2247Z/
/CHSI2.2.ER.150608T1122Z.150703T0600Z.150802T2247Z.NO/
1034 AM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

The Flood Warning continues for
The Mississippi River at Chester
* Until Sunday afternoon.
* At 10:00 AM Tuesday the stage was 28.4 feet.
* Flood stage is 27.0 feet.
* Minor flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* The river is forecast to remain near 28.5 feet through Saturday morning.


&&
Fld Latest 7 a.m. Forecast
LOCATION Stg Obs Stg 07/29 07/30 07/31 08/01 08/02

Mississippi River
Chester 27.0 28.38 28.1 28.3 28.6 28.6 27.7


&&


LAT...LON 3826 9043 3826 9030 3769 8935 3769 8959
3787 9003



$$

Special Weather Statement
ILZ084>091-KYZ007>017-MOZ076-086-087-290100-
JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION IL-JOHNSON-POPE-HARDIN-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-
CAPE GIRARDEAU-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CARBONDALE...HERRIN...HARRISBURG...
SHAWNEETOWN...JONESBORO...VIENNA...GOLCONDA...ELIZABETHTOWN...
SMITHLAND...BENTON...MURRAY...MARION...EDDYVILLE...CADIZ...
PRINCETON...MORGANFIELD...DIXON...MADISONVILLE...HOPKINSVILLE...
PERRYVILLE...MARBLE HILL...CAPE GIRARDEAU
607 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

...LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN AND GUSTY WINDS POSSIBLE THROUGH 800 PM...

PARTS OF THE PENNYRILE OF WEST KENTUCKY...STRETCHING FROM KENTUCKY
LAKE AND HOPKINSVILLE KENTUCKY...NORTHWEST INTO THE SOUTHERN
ILLINOIS SOUTH OF ROUTE 13...AND EXTENDING BACK TOWARD MARBLE HILL
AND PERRYVILLE MISSOURI WILL LIKELY SEE PERIODIC THUNDERSTORM
ACTIVITY THROUGH 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...BETWEEN THREE QUARTERS TO ONE AND ONE QUARTER
OF AN INCH AN HOUR...FREQUENT LIGHTNING...AND BRIEF WIND GUSTS
BETWEEN 30 AND 40 MPH WILL BE LIKELY WITH STRONGER STORMS AS THEY
DEVELOP...THEN COLLAPSE DURING THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.

THESE THUNDERSTORMS MAY CAUSE SMALL DITCHES AND CREEKS TO BRIEFLY
OVERFLOW. SOME LOW LYING AREAS AND FLOOD PRONE ROADWAYS MAY ALSO
BE INUNDATED WITH WATER FOR A SHORT TIME.

LIGHTNING CAN BE A DANGEROUS KILLER IF YOU ARE OUTDOORS...SO STAY
IN A SAFE SHELTER INDOORS UNTIL THE THUNDERSTORM HAS PASSED YOUR
AREA FOR AT LEAST A HALF HOUR.

THE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE REACHED POINT THAT THEY ARE INTERACTING
WITH EACH OTHER AND ARE COVERING A LARGER AREA. IN THIS
ENVIRONMENT...THE POTENTIAL FOR SEVERE STORMS WILL DECREASE AS THE
EVENING PROGRESSES.

A VAST MAJORITY OF THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD BEGIN TO
DECREASE RAPIDLY AFTER 800 PM CDT.

$$


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