436  
WWUS73 KPAH 162216 CCA  
NPWPAH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE...CORRECTED  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
516 PM CDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-171000-  
/O.COR.KPAH.EH.A.0001.190718T1700Z-190722T0000Z/  
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  
516 PM CDT TUE JUL 16 2019  
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SUNDAY EVENING...  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED AN EXCESSIVE  
HEAT WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH  
SUNDAY EVENING.  
 
* TEMPERATURE...HEAT INDICES FROM AROUND 105 TO 110 DEGREES WILL  
BE POSSIBLE EACH AFTERNOON FROM THURSDAY THROUGH SATURDAY, AND  
POSSIBLY EVEN RIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
* IMPACTS...SEVERAL DAYS OF HEAT INDICES NEAR OR ABOVE 105 DEGREES  
COULD HAVE A CUMULATIVE IMPACT ON SOME INDIVIDUALS, ESPECIALLY  
THOSE WHO ENGAGE IN PROLONGED OUTDOOR WORK OR OTHER ACTIVITIES.  
ALSO, CAR INTERIORS CAN REACH LETHAL TEMPERATURES IN A MATTER OF  
MINUTES. NEVER LEAVE PETS, CHILDREN, OR THE ELDERLY UNATTENDED  
IN PARKED VEHICLES. THE EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGH HEAT AND  
HUMIDITY CAN WORSEN THE EFFECTS OF HEAT STRESS.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
AN EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH MEANS THAT A PROLONGED PERIOD OF HOT  
TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED. THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND  
HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A DANGEROUS 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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