Severe Weather Alerts - Elizabethtown, IL

  • Heat Advisory

    Heat Advisory in effect until 7:00 PM CDT. Source: U.S. National Weather Service

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING.

* EXCESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP AGAIN
THIS AFTERNOON.

* AIR TEMPERATURES WILL PEAK IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S AGAIN THIS
AFTERNOON. THESE TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY
TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 105.

* THIS PROLONGED PERIOD OF EXTREME HEAT AND HUMIDITY WILL
CONTINUE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE
POSSIBLE. 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...AND DRINK PLENTY OF WATER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS
EXPECTED. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED
ROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND
NEIGHBORS. MAKE SURE OUTSIDE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER.

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Elizabethtown, IL Radar