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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
340 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

ILZ100-101-MOZ063-064-232300-
/O.CON.KLSX.EH.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140826T0000Z/
MADISON IL-ST. CLAIR IL-ST. LOUIS CITY MO-ST. LOUIS MO-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...BELLEVILLE...EDWARDSVILLE...ST LOUIS
340 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT
MONDAY...

* TIMING...DANGEROUS HEAT WAVE TO CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...105 TO 110 DEGREES DURING EACH AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH
  HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT-RELATED STRESS
  AND 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. BEAT
  THE HEAT...CHECK THE BACKSEAT! NEVER LEAVE CHILDREN OR PETS
  UNATTENDED IN A VEHICLE...NOT EVEN FOR A MINUTE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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

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 IMMEDIATELY.

PEOPLE IN THE ST. LOUIS METROPOLITAN AREA CAN GET INFORMATION
ABOUT COOLING CENTERS OR ENERGY ASSISTANCE RELATED TO THE
EXCESSIVE HEAT BY CALLING THE UNITED WAY OF GREATER ST. LOUIS AT
800-427-4626...OR IF CALLING FROM A LAND LINE PHONE DIAL 2-1-1.
YOU CAN ALSO CALL COOL DOWN ST. LOUIS AT 314-241-7668.

&&

$$

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TALLAHASSEE FL
326 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014

...THE CURRENT HEAT WAVE WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS WEEKEND...

.THE STRETCH OF HOT WEATHER THAT BEGAN MID-WEEK AND BUILT ON
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WILL CONTINUE INTO THIS WEEKEND. DANGEROUS HEAT
INDICES OF 108 DEGREES OR MORE ARE EXPECTED ONCE AGAIN ON SATURDAY
OVER MUCH OF THE AREA...WITH SOME AREAS OF FRANKLIN COUNTY AND THE
SOUTHERN FLORIDA PANHANDLE REACHING HEAT INDICES AS HIGH AS 114
DEGREES...RESULTING IN ONE MORE DAY OF AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING.


FLZ008-010-012>015-108-112-114-115-240000-
/O.UPG.KTAE.HT.Y.0006.140823T1500Z-140824T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KTAE.EH.W.0002.140823T1500Z-140824T0000Z/
CENTRAL WALTON-WASHINGTON-INLAND BAY-CALHOUN-INLAND GULF-
INLAND FRANKLIN-SOUTH WALTON-COASTAL BAY-COASTAL GULF-
COASTAL FRANKLIN-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...CRYSTAL LAKE...CHIPLEY...FIVE POINTS...
YOUNGSTOWN...BLOUNTSTOWN...WHITE CITY...WEWAHITCHKA...FREEPORT...
SANTA ROSA BEACH...PANAMA CITY...PARKER...PORT SAINT JOE...
APALACHICOLA...CARRABELLE
326 AM EDT SAT AUG 23 2014 /226 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014/

...AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IS NOW IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10
AM CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TALLAHASSEE HAS ISSUED AN
EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM EDT /10 AM
CDT/ THIS MORNING TO 8 PM EDT /7 PM CDT/ THIS EVENING.

* HIGH TEMPERATURES: UPPER 90S TO AROUND 100 DEGREES.

* MAXIMUM HEAT INDEX: 110 TO 114 DEGREES.

* IMPACTS: HEAT CAN HAVE A CUMULATIVE EFFECT ON THE BODY. SINCE WE
  ARE SEVERAL DAYS INTO THIS HEAT WAVE...BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS IF
  YOU PLAN TO BE OUTDOORS.


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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