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    • Excessive Heat Warning

      Excessive Heat Warning in effect until Sunday, 7:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

    ...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SUNDAY...

    The National Weather Service in Paducah has issued an Excessive
    Heat Warning, which is in effect until 7 PM CDT Sunday. The Heat
    Advisory is no longer in effect.

    * TIMING...through Sunday evening.

    * HEAT INDEX VALUES...Peak heat indices will be around 110 degrees
    this afternoon most areas. Some locales may reach as high as
    115. On Sunday, peak indices will range from 100 to 110
    degrees.A slight chance of thunderstorms and some added cloud
    cover may hold heat index values down in some areas Sunday.

    * IMPACTS...The combination of the persistent hot temperatures and
    high humidity results in a high 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...

    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.

    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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