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Heat Advisory Until Sunday for Stoddard County
July 18th 2017 by Dee Loflin
Heat Advisory Until Sunday for Stoddard County

Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a HEAT ADVISORY from noon CDT Wednesday, July 19th until 7:00 p.m. CDT Sunday, July 23, 2017.

...HEAT ADVISORY FROM 12PM CDT WED UNTIL 7PM CDT SUN

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PADUCAH HAS ISSUED A HEAT ADVISORY, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM NOON WEDNESDAY TO 7 PM CDT SUNDAY FOR ALL OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND WESTERN KENTUCKY.

THE EXCESSIVE HEAT WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT.

* TIMING...WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY EVENING.

* HEAT INDEX VALUES...TOPPING THE 100 DEGREE MARK FROM MIDDAY THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON, PEAKING NEAR 105 DEGREES OR SLIGHTLY HIGHER IN SOME AREAS.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL LEAD TO AN INCREASED RISK OF HEAT RELATED STRESS AND 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

... A HEAT ADVISORY MEANS THAT A PERIOD OF HOT TEMPERATURES IS EXPECTED.

THE COMBINATION OF HOT TEMPERATURES AND HIGH HUMIDITY WILL COMBINE TO CREATE A SITUATION IN WHICH HEAT ILLNESSES ARE POSSIBLE. DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS...STAY IN AN AIR-CONDITIONED ROOM

...STAY OUT OF THE SUN...AND CHECK UP ON RELATIVES AND NEIGHBORS


Last Updated on July 18th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 5:30PM CDT THURSDAY

...HEAT INDEX VALUES OF 100 TO 105 DEGREES EXPECTED TODAY OVER MOST OF THE AREA

... ANOTHER AFTERNOON OF OPPRESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY, LEADING TO HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES.

THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL BE OVER SOUTHEAST MISSOURI AND SOUTHERN ILLINOIS WHERE ISOLATED LOCATION MAY BRIEFLY REACH 105. VALUES OF 100 TO 102 ARE POSSIBLE OVER SOUTHWEST INDIANA AND WEST KENTUCKY. A FEW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY, ESPECIALLY NEAR I-64, WHICH WILL HELP KEEP THE HEAT DOWN AT A FEW LOCATIONS.

BE WATCHFUL FOR THOSE ESPECIALLY IMPACTED BY THE HEAT. YOUNG CHILDREN, THE ELDERLY, PERSONS WITH SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES, AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT DURING THIS TIME OF YEAR. DO NOT LEAVE YOUNG CHILDREN OR PETS IN CARS WITH CLOSED WINDOWS...THIS COULD BECOME DEADLY SITUATION IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. BE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, TAKE FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN THE SHADE OR AIR CONDITIONED SHELTER. GET OUT OF THE HEAT, IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING HEALTH ISSUES.


Last Updated on July 13th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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July 12th 2017 by Dee Loflin
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Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 11PM CDT WED

...HEAT INDEX VALUES 100 TO 105 DEGREES AGAIN POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI THURSDAY AFTERNOON

... ANOTHER AFTERNOON OF OPPRESSIVE HEAT AND HUMIDITY CAN BE EXPECTED ON THURSDAY, LEADING TO HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 105 DEGREES. AT THIS TIME, THE HIGHEST HEAT INDEX READINGS THURSDAY ARE EXPECTED ALONG INTERSTATE 64 AND BETWEEN HARRISBURG AND CAIRO IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, THEN ACROSS THE DELTA REGION OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI TOWARD THE MISSOURI BOOTHEEL.

WHERE RAIN AND CLOUDS DEVELOP, HEAT INDEX VALUES MAY BRIEFLY LESSEN. BE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, TAKE FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN THE SHADE OR AIR CONDITIONED SHELTER.

GET OUT OF THE HEAT, IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING HEALTH ISSUES. BE WATCHFUL FOR THOSE ESPECIALLY IMPACTED BY THE HEAT. YOUNG CHILDREN, THE ELDERLY, PERSONS WITH SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES, AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT DURING THIS TIME OF YEAR. DO NOT LEAVE YOUNG CHILDREN OR PETS IN CARS WITH CLOSED WINDOWS

...THIS COULD BECOME DEADLY SITUATION IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. HEAT INDEX VALUES SHOULD FALL THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING, OUTSIDE OF EXISTING AREAS OF RAIN.


Last Updated on July 12th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Special Weather Alert - Heat Index Could Reach 107
July 12th 2017 by Dee Loflin
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Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 6:30PM CDT WED!!

...HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 103 AND 107 DEGREES POSSIBLE IN SOME AREAS OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS, SOUTHWEST INDIANA, AND SOUTHEAST MISSOURI THROUGH 6 PM CDT

... MUCH HIGHER MOISTURE HAS MOVED INTO THE QUAD STATE REGION THIS AFTERNOON. THIS MOISTURE, COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 80S AND LOWER 90S, IS PRODUCING HEAT INDEX VALUES IN THE 103 TO 107 DEGREE RANGE IN A FEW LOCATIONS.

IF YOU LIVE ALONG OR NEAR INTERSTATE 64 IN SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AND SOUTHWEST INDIANA, AND ALONG INTERSTATE 55 IN SOUTHEAST MISSOURI, YOU MAY EXPERIENCE HEAT INDEX READINGS IN THE 103 TO 107 DEGREE RANGE FOR THE REST OF THIS AFTERNOON.

BE SURE TO DRINK PLENTY OF WATER, TAKE FREQUENT REST BREAKS IN THE SHADE OR AIR CONDITIONED SHELTER. GET OUT OF THE HEAT, IF YOU ARE EXPERIENCING HEALTH ISSUES. BE WATCHFUL FOR THOSE ESPECIALLY IMPACTED BY THE HEAT. YOUNG CHILDREN, THE ELDERLY, PERSONS WITH SERIOUS HEALTH ISSUES, AND PETS ARE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE HEAT DURING THIS TIME OF YEAR. DO NOT LEAVE YOUNG CHILDREN OR PETS IN CARS WITH CLOSED WINDOWS...THIS COULD BECOME DEADLY SITUATION IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME. HEAT INDEX VALUES SHOULD GRADUALLY FALL THROUGH THE EVENING.


Last Updated on July 12th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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July 11th 2017 by Dee Loflin
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Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service in Paducah, Kentucky has issued a SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT UNTIL 9PM CDT TUE for Stoddard County, Missouri

...HEAT INDEX VALUES TO HOVER NEAR 100 DEGREES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON.

.. INCREASING HUMIDITY NEAR 50 PERCENT, COMBINED WITH TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 90S, WILL PRODUCE HEAT INDEX VALUES BETWEEN 100 AND 103 DEGREES WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AFTERNOON. FOR THOSE PERSONS THAT MUST WORK OUTDOORS, BE SURE TO KEEP HYDRATED WITH WATER AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS IN THE SHADE OR AN AIR-CONDITIONED SHELTER.

THIS WILL HELP LESSEN THE IMPACT ON YOUR HEALTH DURING PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO THE HEAT. KEEP A CLOSE EYE ON CHILDREN, PERSONS WITH SERIOUS HEALTH CONDITIONS, AND PETS. THEY CAN BE ESPECIALLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO THE SUMMER HEAT.

NEVER LEAVE A CHILD OR PET IN A CAR UNATTENDED AND WITH THE WINDOWS CLOSED WITHOUT AIR-CONDITIONING,THIS CAN BE DEADLY FOR THEM IN A VERY SHORT TIME.

ALTHOUGH RAIN CHANCES AND MORE CLOUD COVER IS EXPECTED TO RETURN ON THURSDAY, HEAT INDEX VALUES WILL ONCE AGAIN RISE TO AROUND 100 DEGREES OUTSIDE RAIN AREAS. SOME RELIEF FROM THE HEAT IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY, WITH TEMPERATURES EXPECTED TO DROP BACK INTO THE 80S WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN.


Last Updated on July 11th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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Stoddard County, Missouri - The National Weather Service has issued a Special Weather Statement until 6 p.m. CDT Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

HEAT INDEX VALUES ON TRACK TO REACH NEAR 100 DEGREES...

HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER SWELTERING HOT AND HUMID AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES ARE STILL ON TRACK TO CLIMB INTO THE LOWER HALF OF THE 90S FOR HIGHS THIS AFTERNOON.

THEY WILL COMBINE WITH HIGH HUMIDITY LEVELS TO PUSH HEAT INDEX VALUES UP TO NEAR THE CENTURY MARK. T

HESE HEAT INDICES MAY WELL REMAIN AT OR CLOSE TO 100 DEGREES FOR SEVERAL HOURS THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING, BEFORE FINALLY COOLING OFF AFTER 6 PM. THOSE WORKING OR PLAYING OUTDOORS TODAY SHOULD MAKE SURE TO HAVE PLENTY OF WATER ON HAND.

STAY HYDRATED AND TAKE FREQUENT BREAKS FROM OUTDOOR ACTIVITY. PREVENT VEHICLE HEAT RELATED DEATHS. LOOK BEFORE YOU LOCK!


Last Updated on June 14th 2017 by Dee Loflin




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