735  
WWUS73 KPAH 201954  
NPWPAH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
254 PM CDT THU JUL 20 2017  
 
...HAZARDOUS LEVELS OF HEAT AND HUMIDITY TO CONTINUE THROUGH  
SUNDAY...  
 
.A LARGE UPPER-LEVEL HIGH WILL MOVE DIRECTLY OVER OUR REGION ON  
FRIDAY, RESULTING IN PERSISTENT HEAT AND HUMIDITY OVER THE NEXT  
FEW DAYS.  
 
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-210900-  
/O.CON.KPAH.HT.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-170724T0000Z/  
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  
254 PM CDT THU JUL 20 2017  
   
..HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY
 
 
* TIMING...THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...PEAK HEAT INDICES WILL RANGE FROM 105 TO 110  
DEGREES FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AFTERNOONS. ON SUNDAY, ANTICIPATED  
THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD LIMIT HEAT INDICES TO BETWEEN 100  
AND 105. IN ADDITION, OVERNIGHT LOWS WILL BE ONLY IN THE MID  
70S, KEEPING HEAT INDICES ABOVE 80 AT NIGHT.  
 
* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED 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...  
 
A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS  
EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY  
WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE  
POSSIBLE. 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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