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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
444 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-202230-
JEFFERSON-WAYNE IL-EDWARDS-WABASH-PERRY IL-FRANKLIN-HAMILTON-
WHITE-JACKSON-WILLIAMSON-SALINE-GALLATIN-UNION-JOHNSON-POPE-
HARDIN-ALEXANDER-PULASKI-MASSAC-GIBSON-PIKE-POSEY-VANDERBURGH-
WARRICK-SPENCER-FULTON-HICKMAN-CARLISLE-BALLARD-MCCRACKEN-GRAVES-
LIVINGSTON-MARSHALL-CALLOWAY-CRITTENDEN-LYON-TRIGG-CALDWELL-
UNION KY-WEBSTER-HOPKINS-CHRISTIAN-HENDERSON-DAVIESS-MCLEAN-
MUHLENBERG-TODD-PERRY MO-BOLLINGER-CAPE GIRARDEAU-WAYNE MO-CARTER-
RIPLEY-BUTLER-STODDARD-SCOTT-MISSISSIPPI-NEW MADRID-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF MOUNT VERNON, FAIRFIELD, ALBION,
MOUNT CARMEL, PINCKNEYVILLE, WEST FRANKFORT, MCLEANSBORO, CARMI,
CARBONDALE, MURPHYSBORO, HERRIN, HARRISBURG, SHAWNEETOWN,
JONESBORO, VIENNA, GOLCONDA, ELIZABETHTOWN, CAIRO, MOUND CITY,
METROPOLIS, FORT BRANCH, PETERSBURG, POSEYVILLE, EVANSVILLE,
BOONVILLE, ROCKPORT, HICKMAN, CLINTON, BARDWELL, WICKLIFFE,
PADUCAH, MAYFIELD, SMITHLAND, BENTON, MURRAY, MARION, EDDYVILLE,
CADIZ, PRINCETON, MORGANFIELD, DIXON, MADISONVILLE, HOPKINSVILLE,
HENDERSON, OWENSBORO, CALHOUN, GREENVILLE, ELKTON, PERRYVILLE,
MARBLE HILL, CAPE GIRARDEAU, JACKSON, PIEDMONT, VAN BUREN,
DONIPHAN, POPLAR BLUFF, BLOOMFIELD, SIKESTON, CHARLESTON,
AND NEW MADRID
444 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

...Afternoon heat index values around 100 degrees expected this
afternoon and Monday afternoon...

For travelers and residents alike, hot and humid conditions will
be the rule for the afternoon hours this Sunday and Monday.

All of the Quad State region, including southern Illinois,
southwest Indiana, west Kentucky, and southeast Missouri will see
heat index values in the middle and upper 90s each afternoon.

For those of you living in southeast Missouri and southern
Illinois, heat index values could range between 100 and 103
degrees by the middle of the afternoon on both days.

If you are planning to view the solar eclipse or participate in
other outdoor activities, then please bring along plenty of water
to keep hydrated. If you have any opportunity to do so, take
breaks in the shade or in an air conditioned building.

Isolated thunderstorms will be possible today and on Monday over
parts of the region. Unfortunately, any rain or cloud cover will
do little to lessen the heat and humidity.

Storms will move through the region on Tuesday and will eventually bring
cooler temperatures to the Quad State region during the latter
half of this week.

$$

Smith

Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Louisville KY
436 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017

INZ076>079-083-084-089>092-KYZ023>043-045>049-053>057-061>067-
070>078-081-082-202000-
Orange-Washington-Scott-Jefferson-Dubois-Crawford-Perry-Harrison-
Floyd-Clark-Hancock-Breckinridge-Meade-Ohio-Grayson-Hardin-
Bullitt-Oldham-Trimble-Henry-Shelby-Franklin-Spencer-Anderson-
Woodford-Fayette-Bourbon-Nicholas-Nelson-Mercer-Jessamine-Larue-
Marion-Boyle-Garrard-Madison-Butler-Edmonson-Hart-Green-Taylor-
Casey-Lincoln-Logan-Warren-Simpson-Allen-Barren-Monroe-Metcalfe-
Adair-Russell-Cumberland-Clinton-
Including the cities of Paoli, Salem, Scottsburg, Madison,
Jasper, English, Tell City, Corydon, New Albany, Jeffersonville,
Lewisport, Hawesville, Hardinsburg, Brandenburg, Hartford,
Leitchfield, Elizabethtown, Shepherdsville, Louisville,
La Grange, Bedford, Milton, New Castle, Shelbyville, Frankfort,
Georgetown, Cynthiana, Taylorsville, Lawrenceburg, Versailles,
Lexington, Paris, Carlisle, Bardstown, Springfield, Harrodsburg,
Nicholasville, Winchester, Hodgenville, Lebanon, Danville,
Lancaster, Richmond, Morgantown, Brownsville, Horse Cave,
Greensburg, Campbellsville, Liberty, Stanford, Russellville,
Bowling Green, Franklin, Providence, Scottsville, Glasgow,
Tompkinsville, Edmonton, Columbia, Jamestown, Burkesville,
and Albany
436 AM EDT Sun Aug 20 2017 /336 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017/

...HOT AND HUMID CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON MONDAY...

High pressure continues to build into the region. This will bring
dry and increasingly hot weather to the region over the next
couple of days.

High temperatures Sunday through Monday are expected to warm into
the upper 80s to the lower 90s. Relative humidity values will
increase throughout the day today into Monday. Afternoon
dewpoints are expected rise into the mid and upper 60s which will
produce afternoon heat indices in the 95 to 100 degree range. The
highest heat indices are expected between 1 and 5 PM local time
each day.

With a large number of people expected to be outdoors this weekend
and on Monday due to the upcoming solar eclipse, the potential for
heat related illness may increase. This will be especially true
for those not accustomed to the typical heat and humidity of late
August in the Ohio Valley.

If you are planning to be outside for long periods of time on
Sunday and Monday, you should dress accordingly by wearing
lightweight and light colored clothing. be sure to drink plenty of
water and find opportunities to keep cool in the shade if
possible.

Stay tuned to NOAA All Hazards Weather Radio and your local media
for the latest weather conditions.

$$
JDG/MRJ


Air Quality Alert


Air Quality Alert Message
National Weather Service Indianapolis IN
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

INZ061-067-068-071-210115-
Greene-Knox-Daviess-Jackson-
Including the cities of Vincennes and Seymour
905 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017


...AN OZONE ACTION DAY HAS BEEN DECLARED...

The officials at the Indiana Department of Environmental
Management have called for an Ozone Action Day on Sunday, August
20 for the following Indiana counties...

Jackson, Daviess, Greene, and Knox.

An Ozone Action Day means that a combination of the high
temperatures, light winds, and other factors, are expected to
produce conditions where high levels of ozone emissions may exceed
federally mandated standards.

Here are some recommended actions that the public can take to reduce
ozone forming emissions:

     * Walk, bike, carpool or use public transportation.
     * Avoid using the drive-through and combine errands into one trip.
     * Avoid refueling your vehicle or using gasoline-powered lawn
       equipment until after 7pm.
     * Turn off your engine when idling for more than 30 seconds.
     * Conserve energy by turning off lights or setting the air
       conditioner to 75 degrees or above.

$$

INZ086-202045-
Vanderburgh-
Including the city of Evansville
331 PM CDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...AIR QUALITY ALERT IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

The Environmental Protection Agency in Evansville Indiana and the
Vanderburgh County Health Department has called for an Ozone Alert
for Sunday August 20, 2017. An Ozone Alert means that a combination
of high temperatures...light winds and other factors are expected to
produce conditions where high levels of ozone emissions may exceed
federally mandated standards. The alert is in effect from 11 AM to 7
PM CDT Sunday.

A Code Orange Air Quality Alert for Ozone has been issued. Members
of sensitive groups may experience health effects. The general public
is not likely to be affected. Ozone concentrations may reach or
exceed the level of the national ambient air quality standards.
Within a few hours or days...exposure to higher levels of ozone can
cause lung and throat irritation... shortness of breath...increase
the frequency of asthma attacks...and aggravate respiratory diseases
such as...asthma...emphysema...and bronchitis. Children...active
adults...and people with respiratory diseases should limit prolonged
outdoor exertion...especially during the afternoon and evening when
levels are the highest. No open burning is allowed during air quality
alerts. Here are some recommended tips to reduce the impact of
emissions. Delay any driving that is not absolutely necessary...since
auto emissions can contribute to ozone and particulate formation.
Consider public transportation if available. If you have a
respiratory illness... remain indoors with air conditioning if
possible.

$$

DRS


Hazardous Weather Outlook


Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Memphis TN
510 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

ARZ008-009-017-018-026>028-035-036-048-049-058-MOZ113-115-
MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ001>004-019>022-048>055-088>092-211100-
Alcorn-Benton MS-Benton TN-Calhoun-Carroll-Chester-Chickasaw-Clay-
Coahoma-Craighead-Crittenden-Crockett-Cross-DeSoto-Decatur-
Dunklin-Dyer-Fayette-Gibson-Greene-Hardeman-Hardin-Haywood-
Henderson-Henry-Itawamba-Lafayette-Lake-Lauderdale-Lawrence-
Lee AR-Lee MS-Madison-Marshall-McNairy-Mississippi-Monroe-Obion-
Panola-Pemiscot-Phillips-Poinsett-Pontotoc-Prentiss-Quitman-
Randolph-Shelby-St. Francis-Tallahatchie-Tate-Tippah-Tipton-
Tishomingo-Tunica-Union-Weakley-Yalobusha-
510 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of East Arkansas...
the Missouri Bootheel...North Mississippi...and West Tennessee.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

A Heat Advisory is in effect from 11 AM to 7 PM today for
portions of northeast Arkansas, extreme west Tennessee, and
northwest Mississippi, including the Memphis metro area. Heat
indices at or just above 105 degrees are anticipated in the
advisory area this afternoon. Elsewhere, expect heat indices of
100 to 105 degrees.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Hot and humid conditions will continue through Tuesday. Expect
afternoon heat indices between 100 and 105 degrees across much of
the Mid-South.

A few strong to severe storms will be possible across the Mid-
South late Tuesday into Wednesday. The primary hazard will be
damaging wind.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation is not anticipated at this time.

$$

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
447 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

ILZ058>060-064-065-069-070-074-079-095>102-MOZ018-019-026-027-
034>036-041-042-047>052-059>065-072>075-084-085-099-211000-
Greene IL-Macoupin IL-Montgomery IL-Bond IL-Fayette IL-Clinton IL-
Marion IL-Washington IL-Randolph IL-Adams IL-Brown IL-Pike IL-
Calhoun IL-Jersey IL-Madison IL-Saint Clair IL-Monroe IL-Knox MO-
Lewis MO-Shelby MO-Marion MO-Monroe MO-Ralls MO-Pike MO-Boone MO-
Audrain MO-Moniteau MO-Cole MO-Osage MO-Callaway MO-Montgomery MO-
Lincoln MO-Gasconade MO-Warren MO-Saint Charles MO-Franklin MO-
Saint Louis MO-Saint Louis City MO-Jefferson MO-Crawford MO-
Washington MO-Saint Francois MO-Sainte Genevieve MO-Iron MO-
Madison MO-Reynolds MO-
447 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This hazardous weather outlook is for portions of eastern and
central Missouri as well as west central and southwest Illinois.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible tonight
across parts of northeast Missouri and west central Illinois.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Severe thunderstorms are possible Monday night across parts of
northeast, central and east central Missouri and west central and
southwest Illinois.

Isolated strong to severe thunderstorms are possible Tuesday across
parts of southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Spotter activation may be needed tonight in parts of northeast
Missouri and west central Illinois.

$$

Glass

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Paducah KY
416 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-
100-107>112-114-211000-
Jefferson-Wayne IL-Edwards-Wabash-Perry IL-Franklin-Hamilton-
White-Jackson-Williamson-Saline-Gallatin-Union-Johnson-Pope-
Hardin-Alexander-Pulaski-Massac-Gibson-Pike-Posey-Vanderburgh-
Warrick-Spencer-Fulton-Hickman-Carlisle-Ballard-McCracken-Graves-
Livingston-Marshall-Calloway-Crittenden-Lyon-Trigg-Caldwell-
Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-
Muhlenberg-Todd-Perry MO-Bollinger-Cape Girardeau-Wayne MO-Carter-
Ripley-Butler-Stoddard-Scott-Mississippi-New Madrid-
416 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of southern
Illinois, southwest Indiana, western Kentucky, and southeast
Missouri.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Isolated to widely scattered thunderstorms are forecast for part
of the outlook area today. Any storms that develop should remain
below severe levels.

Heat index values will top out around 100 degrees mainly during
the afternoon hours across southeast Missouri and southern
Illinois.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday

Isolated afternoon thunderstorms are forecast for part of
southeast Missouri and southwest Illinois on Monday. These storms
should remain below severe limits.

Heat index values will top out again near 100 degrees mainly
during the afternoon hours on Monday across southeast Missouri
and southern Illinois.

Scattered to numerous thunderstorms are forecast Tuesday through
early Wednesday morning. These thunderstorms are expected to move
slowly southeast in a broken line through the outlook area. Some
of the storms will likely become severe late Tuesday afternoon and
evening, with damaging winds the primary hazard, followed by
isolated large hail. Heavy rain will be a greater hazard during
the evening hours.

The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Slight Risk of Severe
Thunderstorms for Tuesday and Tuesday night, extending from
Benton Illinois and the Land Between the Lakes northeast into
parts of southeast Illinois, southwest Indiana, and the Pennyrile
region of west Kentucky. A Marginal risk of severe thunderstorms
covers the remainder of the outlook area Tuesday and Tuesday
night.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

Skywarn spotter activation may be requested Tuesday afternoon and
evening.

$$

Smith

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Springfield MO
331 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

KSZ073-097-101-MOZ055>058-066>071-077>083-088>098-101>106-210845-
Bourbon-Crawford-Cherokee-Benton-Morgan-Miller-Maries-Vernon-
St. Clair-Hickory-Camden-Pulaski-Phelps-Barton-Cedar-Polk-Dallas-
Laclede-Texas-Dent-Jasper-Dade-Greene-Webster-Wright-Newton-
Lawrence-Christian-Douglas-Howell-Shannon-McDonald-Barry-Stone-
Taney-Ozark-Oregon-
331 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for portions of the Missouri
Ozarks and extreme southeast Kansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight.

Weather hazards expected...

  Limited Hail risk.
  Limited Thunderstorm wind damage risk.
  Limited Flooding risk.
  Limited Lightning risk.
  Elevated Excessive heat risk.

DISCUSSION...

An outflow boundary will develop scattered storms across central
Missouri and move southward into southern Missouri later this
morning into the afternoon. There may be enough instability and
wind shear for a limited threat for isolated wind gusts up to 60
mph and large hail up to quarter size possible. Abundant moisture
may lead to a heavy rainfall threat with slow moving storms and
very localized minor flooding will be possible.

A combination of afternoon temperatures in the lower 90s and
dewpoints in the middle to upper 70s will create heat index values
of 103 to 108 degrees for extreme southwestern Missouri into
southeast Kansas this afternoon.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday through Saturday.

Periodic isolated to scattered showers and thunderstorms are
expected Monday. Heat index values may reach 100 to 104 across
areas of southeast Kansas into parts of southwest and west
central Missouri.

There will be a better chance for widespread showers and storms
Tuesday and Tuesday night with the passage of a cold front. A few
strong storms will be possible.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT...

  Spotter activation will not be needed through tonight.

&&

More detailed information can be accessed at:
http://www.weather.gov/sgf/sitrep

This product in graphical format...along with other weather...
hydrological and climate information...at
http://www.weather.gov/sgf

$$

Griffin

Hazardous Weather Outlook
National Weather Service Little Rock AR
316 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

ARZ003>007-012>016-021>025-030>034-037>047-052>057-062>069-211000-
Boone-Marion-Baxter-Fulton-Sharp-Newton-Searcy-Stone-Izard-
Independence-Johnson-Pope-Van Buren-Cleburne-Jackson-Logan-Conway-
Faulkner-White-Woodruff-Scott-Yell-Perry-Polk-Montgomery-Garland-
Saline-Pulaski-Lonoke-Prairie-Monroe-Pike-Clark-Hot Spring-Grant-
Jefferson-Arkansas-Dallas-Cleveland-Lincoln-Desha-Ouachita-
Calhoun-Bradley-Drew-
316 AM CDT Sun Aug 20 2017

This Hazardous Weather Outlook is for a Large Part of Arkansas.

.DAY ONE...Today and Tonight

Afternoon heat index values will rise to near or just over 105
degrees across much of central and southern Arkansas. Take
frequent breaks if working outside...especially during the
hottest part of the day.

Isolated thunderstorms will also be possible this afternoon
across the area. The overall threat for organized severe weather
is not expected at this time. However...an isolated strong storm
may be seen...with gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall
possible with the strongest storms.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN...Monday Through Saturday

Afternoon heat index values of 100 to 105 will be possible over
central and southern Arkansas Monday and Tuesday. Take frequent
breaks if working outside...especially during the hottest part of
the day.

Rain chances will increase by late Tuesday...as a cold front
moves into the region. At this time...the threat for severe
thunderstorms is low. However...isolated storms could become
strong...with gusty winds and locally heavy rainfall the primary
concerns.

Dry weather will return by Thursday...as the front moves south of
the region.

.Spotter Information Statement...

Spotter activation will not be needed.

&&

Visit NWS Little Rock on the web. Go to http://weather.gov/lzk.

$$

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