Weather

County,
Heat Advisory issued September 01 at 3:30AM CDT until September 01 at 6:00PM CDT by NWS
Effective: 3:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013
Expires: 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

...HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
A HEAT ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING FOR
ALL OF SOUTHEAST MISSOURI...SOUTHERN ILLINOIS...SOUTHWEST INDIANA
AND WEST KENTUCKY...GENERALLY WEST AND NORTH OF A LINE FROM
SACRAMENTO TO CADIZ KENTUCKY..
* TIMING...PRIMARILY DURING THE SUNDAY AFTERNOON HOURS.
* HEAT INDEX VALUES...REACHING 100 TO 105 DEGREES.
* IMPACTS...THE HEAT ADVISORY IS BASED ON DURATION. BY THIS
AFTERNOON...MUCH OF THE AREA WILL HAVE EXPERIENCED FOUR
CONSECUTIVE DAYS WITH HEAT INDICES OF 100 TO 105. THE PROLONGED
NATURE OF THIS HEAT WAVE WILL RESULT IN AN INCREASED RISK OF
HEAT RELATED ILLNESSES. A BREAK IN THE HEAT IS FORECAST
BEGINNING THIS EVENING AND INTO LABOR DAY...AS A COLD FRONT
MOVES THROUGH THE REGION.

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