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Illinois, McDonough

Excessive Heat Warning

Statement as of 4:31 AM CDT on July 20, 2017

Expires 9:00 PM EDT on July 22, 2017


... Excessive heat warning remains in effect until 8 PM CDT
Saturday...

* heat index values... up to 110 due to temperatures in the mid
90s... and dewpoints well into the 70s.

* Timing... today through Saturday evening.

* Impacts... increased risk for heat exhaustion or heat stroke
for people spending time outside or living without air
conditioning. Children and the elderly are most susceptible.
Also, parked vehicles will become dangerously hot within
minutes.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

An excessive heat warning means that a prolonged period of
dangerously hot temperatures and high humidity will occur. This
combination will lead to 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 on relatives and
neighbors, especially the elderly.

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 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.





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Alaska - Areal Flood Advisory , Special Statement
Arizona - Areal Flood Warning , Record Report , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Arkansas - Heat Advisory
California - Areal Flood Advisory , Dense Smoke Advisory , Excessive Heat Watch , Air Quality Alert
Colorado - Flash Flood Watch , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Connecticut - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Delaware - Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Air Quality Alert
District of Columbia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Florida -
Hawaii - High Surf Advisory , Special Statement , Record Report
Idaho - Fire Weather Warning
Illinois - Flood Warning , Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Excessive Heat Warning , Special Statement , Public Information Statement
Indiana - Flood Warning , Areal Flood Advisory , Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert , Public Information Statement
Iowa - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Kansas - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Kentucky - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Special Statement, Air Quality Alert
Louisiana - Heat Advisory
Maine - Public Information Statement , Public Information Statement
Maryland - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Massachusetts - Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Minnesota - Areal Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Special Statement
Mississippi - Heat Advisory
Missouri - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory
Montana - Fire Weather Warning
Nebraska - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Record Report , Public Information Statement
Nevada - Dense Smoke Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Jersey - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
New Mexico -
New York - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
North Carolina - Air Quality Alert
Ohio - Special Statement
Oklahoma - Heat Advisory
Pennsylvania - Excessive Heat Warning , Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
Rhode Island - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
South Dakota - Special Statement
Tennessee - Heat Advisory , Special Statement , Air Quality Alert
Texas - Flood Warning , Heat Advisory , Special Statement
Utah - Flash Flood Watch , Record Report
Virginia - Heat Advisory , Air Quality Alert
West Virginia -
Wisconsin - Flood Warning, Flash Flood Warning , Flood Warning , Flash Flood Warning

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