815  
WWUS73 KPAH 070830  
NPWPAH  
 
URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY  
330 AM CDT THU JUL 7 2022  
 
ILZ075>078-080>094-INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ001>022-MOZ076-086-087-  
100-107>112-114-071630-  
/O.CON.KPAH.EH.W.0002.000000T0000Z-220708T0200Z/  
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  
330 AM CDT THU JUL 7 2022  
 
...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS  
EVENING...  
 
* WHAT...DANGEROUSLY HOT CONDITIONS WITH HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO  
112.  
 
* WHERE...SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, WESTERN KENTUCKY, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS,  
AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA.  
 
* WHEN...UNTIL 9 PM CDT THIS EVENING.  
 
* IMPACTS...EXTREME HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL SIGNIFICANTLY  
INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES,  
PARTICULARLY FOR THOSE WORKING OR PARTICIPATING IN OUTDOOR  
ACTIVITIES.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS EXPECTED TO BE  
MORE WIDESPREAD AND COULD POTENTIALLY PREVENT THE HEAT FROM  
BUILDING, OR AT LEAST BRING A QUICK END TO IT TODAY. THIS WILL  
BE MOST LIKELY OVER THE EVANSVILLE TRI STATE REGION.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS, STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM, STAY OUT  
OF THE SUN, AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS. YOUNG  
CHILDREN AND PETS SHOULD NEVER BE LEFT UNATTENDED IN VEHICLES  
UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.  
 
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 LIGHTWEIGHT AND LOOSE FITTING CLOTHING WHEN  
POSSIBLE. 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.  
 

 
 

 
 
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