Severe Weather Alerts - West Paducah, KY

  • Heat Advisory

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

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY...

A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT SATURDAY.

* TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE THEIR HEAT UP THROUGH THE 90S EACH AFTERNOON OVER THE NEXT SEVERAL AFTERNOONS AS HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDS INTO AND ACROSS THE NATION'S MIDSECTION. THESE TEMPERATURES WILL COMBINE WITH RATHER MUGGY CONDITIONS TO PRODUCE AFTERNOON HEAT INDEX VALUES FROM 100 TO 105 SEVERAL DAYS IN A ROW.

* THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL 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 ISEXPECTED. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONEDROOM...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES ANDNEIGHBORS. MAKE SURE OUTSIDE PETS HAVE PLENTY OF WATER.

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