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Heat Advisory Issued for the WMSK FM Listening Area

Bill Stephens

June 13th, 2022

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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Paducah KY
302 AM CDT Mon Jun 13 2022

INZ081-082-085>088-KYZ007>022-MOZ100-107-108-132100-
/O.CON.KPAH.HT.Y.0002.220613T1600Z-220616T0100Z/
Gibson-Pike-Posey-Vanderburgh-Warrick-Spencer-Livingston-Marshall-
Calloway-Crittenden-Lyon-Trigg-Caldwell-Union KY-Webster-Hopkins-
Christian-Henderson-Daviess-McLean-Muhlenberg-Todd-Wayne MO-
Carter-Ripley-
Including the cities of Fort Branch, Petersburg, Poseyville,
Evansville, Boonville, Rockport, Smithland, Benton, Murray,
Marion, Eddyville, Cadiz, Princeton, Morganfield, Dixon,
Madisonville, Hopkinsville, Henderson, Owensboro, Calhoun,
Greenville, Elkton, Piedmont, Van Buren, and Doniphan
302 AM CDT Mon Jun 13 2022

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM THIS MORNING TO
8 PM CDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values 105 to 110 this afternoon and Tuesday,
  and up to 105 degrees Wednesday afternoon.

* WHERE...Portions of southwest Indiana, western Kentucky and
  southeast Missouri.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to 8 PM CDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat
  illnesses to occur.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Overnight lows will only fall into the mid
  70s to around 80, providing little relief.

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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